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'Child's Pose,' awarded at Stockholm International Film Festival

November 18, 2013


Nov. 18--BUCHAREST -- The motion picture 'Child's Pose,' directed by Calin Peter Netzer, is among the winners of the Stockholm International Film Festival, the ICR Stockholm informs.

The Romanian production received the Telia Award for the best film of the Festival not yet distributed in Sweden. 'Child's Pose' was screened in the Open Zone Section dedicated to the most appreciated films in 2013, which are under the attention of the International Association of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).

The Telia Award, presented at the Stockholm International Film Festival by one of the largest Swedish telecom companies, is dedicated to supporting the distribution in Sweden of art films and consists of 100,000 SEK (some 11,000 euros), given for the local distribution of the winning film.

'Child's Pose,' a 2013 Parada Film production, is the winner of the Berlin International Film Festival's Golden Bear Award this year, and is also Romania's proposal in the Best Foreign Film category of the Oscars.

Romanian film productions were awarded in the previous editions of the Stockholm International Film Festival, as well: in 2007, the Festival's Grand Prize went to the film '4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days,' directed by Cristian Mungiu, and Anamaria Marinca was the winner of the Best Actress Award; in 2010, actor George Pistereanu received the Best Actor Award for his role in 'When I Want to Whistle, I Whistle,' directed by Florin Serban.


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