You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Brother’ scores at Moscow fest

'Albanian' takes special jury prize

MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival.

The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. The film also took best actor for Nik Xhelilaj.

Best director went to Poland’s Jan Kidawa-Blonski for “Little Rose.”

Best actress went to Czech Republic’s Vilma Cibulkova for her role in Irena Pavlaskova’s “An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes.”

In the Perspectives competition Polish director Borys Lankosz picked up best film for “Reverse.”

A special prize for outstanding contribution to world cinema went to French director Claude Lelouch and French actress Emmanuelle Beart was given the honorary prize for actors who display outstanding achievement using Method Acting.

More Film

  • IDFA Founder Ally Derks on Her

    IDFA Founder Ally Derks: ‘I Always Had The Idea: Why Isn’t There A Cannes For Documentaries?’

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Oscars: Best Actress Race Packed With

    Oscars: Trying to Unpack a Stacked Lead Actress Field

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Progression Image 3 of 3: Final

    Box Office: 'Coco' Battling 'Justice League' for Top Thanksgiving Spot

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Harvey Weinstein Bob Weinstein

    Bob Weinstein Personally Paid Off Two of Harvey’s Accusers in 1990s, According to New Yorker

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Wang Jianlin Wanda

    Wanda-Sony Pictures Financing Deal Is Over

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Harvey Weinstein

    Female-Led Investor Groups Target Weinstein Co. Acquisition

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

  • Escape a la India

    Ventana Sur: 'Escape to India,' 'Noah's Ark,' 'Inzomnia' Among Projects at Animation!

    MOSCOW — Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin’s film “Brother” (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival. The festival, which closed its 32nd edition late Saturday after a 10-day run, picked Johannes Naber’s German-Albanian co-production “The Albanian” for a special jury prize. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content