Film took seven awards during Haugesund fest
HAUGESUND — Helmers Espen Sandberg and Joachim Roenning’s hit war epic “Max Manus” won seven awards including best picture at the Norwegian film industry’s Amanda awards on Friday night during the Haugesund Film Festival.
“Max” tells the true story of Norway´s most celebrated resistance fighter during WWII.
Pic will be in the running when the Norwegian Film Institute decide its contender for the 2010 best foreign language film Oscar in October.
And the Amanda winners are:
BEST NORWEGIAN FEATURE
FEATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
“Through a Glass Darkly”
Arild Frolich for “Fatso”
Ellen Dorrit Petersen for “Ice Kiss”
Aksel Hennie for “Max Manus”
FEMALE SUPPORTING ACTOR
Agnes Kittelsen for “Max Manus”
MALE SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mads Sjogard Pettersen for “North”
Thomas Nordseth-Tiller for “Max Manus”
Geir Hartly Andreassen for “Max Manus”
Guri Glaever for “Hidden”
Johan Soderqvist for “Troubled Water”
Einar Egeland for “Troubled Water”
Baard Haugan Ingebretsen, Tormod Ringnes for “Max Manus”
NON NORWEGIAN FEATURE
GOLDEN CLIP BOARD
Film editor Malte Wadman
AMANDA COMMITTEE’S HONORARY PRIZE
Thesps Kjersti Holmen, Helge Jordal, Sverre Anker Ousdal.
PEOPLE´S AMANDA (voted for by the audience)