Aquí Y Allá Leads Cannes Critics Week Winners

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You might not know it from the blinding, white-hot happenings du jour, but the Cannes Film Festival has begun winding down its 2012 iteration with awards for its Critics Week sidebar. Few if any will likely come to a theater near you in the near future, but if Cannes completism is your thing, I am nothing if not obliging. Read on for the winners, and congrats to all.

Nespresso Grand Prize for La Semaine de la Critique
AQUÍ Y ALLÁ, Antonio Méndez Esparza
(Spain/USA/Mexico)

France 4 Visionary Award
SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE, Ilian Metev
(Germany/Bulgaria/Croatia)

Prix SACD
LES VOISINS DE DIEU, Meni Yaesh
(Israel/France)

ACID/CCAS Distribution Support
LOS SALVAJES, Alejandro Fadel
(Argentina)

* * * Short films * * *
Canal+ Award
CIRCLE LINE, Shin Suwon

Nikon Discovery Award
UN DIMANCHE MATIN (A SUNDAY MORNING), Damien Manivel

Mention spéciale
O DUPLO (DOPPELGÄNGER), Juliana Rojas



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