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Films from Iceland, Mexico and Austria were among the countries picking up awards at the 11th Zurich Film Festival, which ran Sept. 24-Oct. 4. Iceland’s “Rams,” directed by Grimur Hakonarson, taking the Golden Eye for international feature film, “Los Reyes del Pueblo Que No Existe” by Betzabe Garcia from Mexico winning the prize for international documentary and the Focus trophy awarded to “Thank You for Bombing” by Barbara Eder from Austria.
The festival honored Arnold Schwarzenegger with the Golden Icon Award.
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Grimur Hakonarson’s Rams (Hrútar) has won the Golden Eye for Best International Feature Film at the 11Sth Zurich Film Festival (Sept 24-Oct 4).
The film, about two estranged brothers who have to reunite to save their sheep during an outbreak of disease, is Iceland’s submission for the Oscars for Best Foreign-Language Film.
Zff’s international jury, headed by Carol producer Elizabeth Carlson, awarded the title as well as a cash prize of more than $25,000 (CHF25,000).
It continues a strong festival run for Rams, which won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes in May before going on to screen at Karlovy Vary, Telluride and Toronto among others.
International sales are handled by New Europe Film Sales, which has sold the film to around 40 countries. Cohen Media Group handle Us distribution.
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