Rebelle Poster

(2012)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2013

Nominated
Oscar
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Canada

Berlin International Film Festival 2012

Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Competition
Kim Nguyen

The horror of a young girl's life when taken from her village by rebels to be trained as a child ... More

The horror of a young girl's life when taken from her village by rebels to be trained as a child soldier is depicted through scenes of Congo warfare, softened by the sweet innocence of a youthful love. Komona, the girl and war witch, escapes this existence to provide a message of redeeming hope.

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actress
Rachel Mwanza
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Kim Nguyen

Black Reel Awards 2014

Won
Black Reel
Outstanding Foreign Film

Cambridge Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Best Film
Kim Nguyen

Camerimage 2012

Won
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Nicolas Bolduc

Canadian Screen Awards, CA 2013

Won
Canadian Screen Award
Best Motion Picture
Marie-Claude Poulin
Pierre Even
Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design
Josée Arsenault
Emmanuel Frechette
Achievement in Cinematography
Nicolas Bolduc
Achievement in Direction
Kim Nguyen
Achievement in Editing
Richard Comeau
Achievement in Overall Sound
Daniel Bisson
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Achievement in Sound Editing
Jean-François Sauvé (as Jean-Francois B. Sauvé)
Simon Meilleur
Martin Pinsonnault
Claire Pochon
Original Screenplay
Kim Nguyen
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Serge Kanyinda
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Rachel Mwanza
Nominated
Canadian Screen Award
Achievement in Costume Design
Éric Poirier
Achievement in Visual Effects
Eve Brunet
Marc Morissette
Alexandra Vaillancourt

Chlotrudis Awards 2014

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Rachel Mwanza

Directors Guild of Canada 2013

Won
DGC Craft Award
Production Design - Feature Film
Emmanuel Frechette
Nominated
DGC Team Award
Feature Film
Emmanuel Frechette (Art Director)

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013

Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best International Film
Kim Nguyen
Canada

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2013

Nominated
SIGNIS Award
Kim Nguyen

Image Awards 2014

Won
Image Award
Outstanding International Motion Picture

Jutra Awards 2013

Won
Jutra
Best Film (Meilleur Film)
Pierre Even
Marie-Claude Poulin
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Best Direction (Meilleure Réalisation)
Kim Nguyen
Best Supporting Actor (Meilleur Acteur de Soutien)
Serge Kanyinda
Best Screenplay (Meilleur Scénario)
Kim Nguyen
Best Cinematography (Meilleure Direction de la Photographie)
Nicolas Bolduc
Best Sound (Meilleur Son)
Claude La Haye
Martin Pinsonnault
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Best Editing (Meilleur Montage Image)
Richard Comeau
Best Actress (Meilleure Actrice)
Rachel Mwanza
Nominated
Jutra
Best Costume Design (Meilleurs Costumes)
Eric Poirier
Best International Motion Picture (Film s'étant le plus illustré à l'extérieur du Québec)
Kim Nguyen (director)

Milwaukee Film Festival 2013

Won
Festival Prize
Best Film
Kim Nguyen

National Board of Review, USA 2012

Won
NBR Award
Top Five Foreign Language Films

Satellite Awards 2012

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, International Film
Canada

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival 2012

Won
New Visions Award
Best Motion Picture
Kim Nguyen

Tribeca Film Festival 2012

Won
Jury Award
Best Narrative Feature
Kim Nguyen

"This indelible character study of a girl who becomes a woman before our eyes in the midst of ... More

"This indelible character study of a girl who becomes a woman before our eyes in the midst of harrowing war gives words to the unspeakable. Riveting, heartbreaking, vivid, and eloquent, the movie balances scenes of crazy enemy hatred with moments of luminous private love."

Best Actress in a Narrative Feature
Rachel Mwanza

"A nonprofessional actress, this remarkable young woman-barely a teenager when the movie was ... More

"A nonprofessional actress, this remarkable young woman-barely a teenager when the movie was shot-so fully inhabits her role that there are no borders to her stunning performance, no distance at all between the actress and the unforgettable character Komona."


Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013

Won
VFCC Award
Best Film - Canadian
Best Actress in a Canadian Film
Rachel Mwanza
Best Supporting Actor in a Canadian Film
Serge Kanyinda

Vancouver International Film Festival 2012

Nominated
Best Canadian Feature Film
Kim Nguyen

World Cinema Amsterdam 2012

Won
World Cinema Amsterdam Audience Award
Kim Nguyen

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