‘Pupendo’ triumphs in Finale

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New Jan Hrebejk film “Pupendo” won the top prize at the 16th annual Czech film festival Finale, which wrapped in Plzen on Sunday.

“Brats,” by helmer Zdenek Tyc, nabbed the second-place Kodak prize, the audience award and actor nod for Ivan Trojan.

Fest’s first international jury, chaired by cinematographer Stanislav Milota, included Variety critic Eddie Cockrell, producer Tanja Meding and Berlinale’s Nikolaj Nikitin.

Some 30,000 viewers saw 125 films during the seven-day event.

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