MIFF 2019 Day Five Award Winners

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The 2019 Marbella International Film Festival drew to a close last night with the prestigious awards ceremony to pick out this year’s winners.   The standard this year was incredibly high (I know we say that every year) and it was very difficult to decide between movies, cast and others involved with the productions.  However, decide we must and decide we did.   Here’s the full list of winners and nominees.

2019 AWARD WINNERS

Here is the full list of nominations and winners from the 2019 Marbella International Film Festival.

BEST SHORTER SHORT FILM

The nominations for the best Shorter Short Film

1. Duality Dream
2. Angel
3. Jewels

And the winner is: Angel

Angel

Genre: Adventure
Country of production: Ukraine
Language: Ukrainian
Year of production: 2019
Director: Serg Skobun
Length of film: 8 mins 35 Secs

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Synopsis:

Two Angels. An experienced and wise angel conducts an internship for a young beginner. To do this, they are sent to Earth, to people where they travel through the city of X. Senior Angel leads the danger away of several people, which are connected by a number of circumstances and events. Among these people is the girl Darina. But it is necessary to pay for such salvation. The price is the life of one person – an elderly woman, Darina`s grandmother. Is this equal exchange? Beginner Angel finds the answers.

Sinopsis:

Dos ángeles. Un ángel experimentado y sabio realiza una pasantía para un joven principiante. Para hacer esto, son enviados a la Tierra, a las personas donde viajan a través de la ciudad de X. Senior Angel aleja el peligro de varias personas, que están conectadas por una serie de circunstancias y eventos. Entre estas personas está la niña Darina. Pero es necesario pagar por tal salvación. El precio es la vida de una persona: una anciana, la abuela de Darina. ¿Es este intercambio igual? Ángel principiante encuentra las respuestas.

BEST SHORT FILM

The nominations for the best Short Film

1. Chrysalis
2. Andersen and the Jinn
3. Elder Walker

And the winner is: Chrysalis

Chrysalis

Genre: Drama
Country of production: Argentina
Language: Spanish Credits (No Dialogue)
Year of production: 2018
Director: Luz Escobar
Length of film: 9 mins

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Synopsis:

Portrait of a young girl in the phase before becoming a woman.

Sinopsis:

Retrato de una joven en la fase antes de convertirse en una mujer.

BEST DOCUMENTARY

The nominations for the best Documentary:

1. Against the Tides
2. The Curse of Abundance
3. The Bridge to Paradise

And the winner is:  The Bridge to Paradise

The Bridge To Paradise

Genre: Documentary, War, Adventure
Country of production: South Korea, USA
Language: Mandarin, Arabic, English
Year of production: 2018
Director: Jianan Fan
Length of film: 114 mins

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Synopsis:

In the summer of 2017, two Chinese filmmakers with four mobile phones, they start their journey from Cannes to Damascus. They are trying to present the current situation of refugees in the ‘post-refugee era’ as well as true situations in Syria.

Sinopsis:

En el verano de 2017, dos cineastas chinos con cuatro teléfonos móviles, comienzan su viaje de Cannes a Damasco. Están tratando de presentar la situación actual de los refugiados en la "era posterior a los refugiados", así como las situaciones reales en Siria.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

The nominations for the best Supporting Actress:

1. Emily Wyatt for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist
2. Laila Gimenez for Hospital for the Poor
3. Natalia Fesina for Angels

And the winner is: Emily Wyatt for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist

Spanish Heist

Genre: Drama/Crime
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Andrew Loveday
Length of film: 90 mins

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Synopsis:

Fresh out of prison, Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) steps right back into his Essex nightclub business. But although the money is good, he can't stop brooding about the man who had him put away.

Sinopsis:

Recién salido de prisión, Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) regresa a su negocio de clubes nocturnos en Essex. Pero aunque el dinero es bueno, no puede dejar de pensar en el hombre que lo tuvo encerrado.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

The nominations for the Best Supporting Actor:

1. Terry Stone for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist
2. Kris Marshall for Trick or Treat
3. Enno Hesse for Fish for the Hostage

The winner is: Kris Marshall for Trick or Treat

Trick Or Treat

Genre: Thriller
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Ed Boase
Length of film: 85 mins

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Synopsis:

Greg Kielty's life is turned upside down when his estranged brother Dan turns up, claiming to have drunkenly run someone over. But has Dan just murdered a gangster's son? Or maybe there's an even more sinister explanation.

Sinopsis:

La vida de Greg Kielty se da vuelta cuando su hermano Dan aparece, alegando haber atropellado a alguien. ¿Pero Dan acaba de asesinar al hijo de un gángster? O tal vez hay una explicación aún más siniestra.

BEST ACTRESS

The nominations for the best Actress:

1.  Lesley Sharp for Brighton
2.  Julia Fae for Jewels
3.  Frances Barber for Trick or Treat

And the winner is:  Frances Barber for Trick or Treat

Trick Or Treat

Genre: Thriller
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Ed Boase
Length of film: 85 mins

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Synopsis:

Greg Kielty's life is turned upside down when his estranged brother Dan turns up, claiming to have drunkenly run someone over. But has Dan just murdered a gangster's son? Or maybe there's an even more sinister explanation.

Sinopsis:

La vida de Greg Kielty se da vuelta cuando su hermano Dan aparece, alegando haber atropellado a alguien. ¿Pero Dan acaba de asesinar al hijo de un gángster? O tal vez hay una explicación aún más siniestra.

BEST ACTOR

The nominations for the Best Actor:

1.  Craig Fairbrass for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist
2.  Larry Lamb for Brighton
3.  Craig Kelly for Trick or Treat

The winner is: Larry Lamb for Brighton

Brighton

Genre: Comedy
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Stephen Cookson
Length of film: 90 mins

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Synopsis:

Two working class couples go on a day trip to Brighton which ends in disaster.

Sinopsis:

Dos parejas de clase trabajadora realizan un viaje de un día a Brighton que termina en desastre.

BEST DIRECTOR

The nominations for the Best Director:

1.  Stephen Cookson for Brighton
2.  Rafael Gunsett for Hospital for the Poor
3.  Andrew Loveday for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist

The winner is: Andrew Loveday for Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist

Spanish Heist

Genre: Drama/Crime
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Andrew Loveday
Length of film: 90 mins

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Synopsis:

Fresh out of prison, Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) steps right back into his Essex nightclub business. But although the money is good, he can't stop brooding about the man who had him put away.

Sinopsis:

Recién salido de prisión, Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) regresa a su negocio de clubes nocturnos en Essex. Pero aunque el dinero es bueno, no puede dejar de pensar en el hombre que lo tuvo encerrado.

BEST FEATURE FILM

The nominations for the best Feature Film are:

1.  Brighton
2.  Trick or Treat
3. Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist

The winner is: Trick or Treat

Trick Or Treat

Genre: Thriller
Country of production: UK
Language: English
Year of production: 2019
Director: Ed Boase
Length of film: 85 mins

View Trailer

Synopsis:

Greg Kielty's life is turned upside down when his estranged brother Dan turns up, claiming to have drunkenly run someone over. But has Dan just murdered a gangster's son? Or maybe there's an even more sinister explanation.

Sinopsis:

La vida de Greg Kielty se da vuelta cuando su hermano Dan aparece, alegando haber atropellado a alguien. ¿Pero Dan acaba de asesinar al hijo de un gángster? O tal vez hay una explicación aún más siniestra.

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