Women stars and filmmakers brushed up the leading honors at the San Sebastian film event on Saturday, with the Golden Shell for the best movie going to Blue Moon (Crai Nou) by Romanian supervisor Alina Grigore.
American starlet and also manufacturer Jessica Chastain was honoured for her representation of Christian televangelist Tammy Faye Messner in The Eyes of Tammy Faye at the 69th version of Spain’s largest movie festival.
Chastain shared the very best prominent performance award with 16-year-old Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl, that starred in the Danish film As in Heaven (Du som emergency room i himlen). Tea Lindeburg obtained the most effective director award for the exact same film.
It was the first time that the movie festival gave sex neutral awards, without any separate categories for men and women.
Tatiana Huezo’s Petitions for the Stolen (Noche de fuego) won the reward for the best Latin American film.
Various other champions consisted of Claire Mathon, that received the cinematography honor for Undercover (Enquête sur un scandale d’état) and Lucile Hadzihalilovic whose movie Earwig earned her the event’s unique reward, an honour she likewise obtained in 2015.