Berlinale 2008: Golden Bear for “Tropa de Elite”

Berlinale 2008: Golden Bear for Tropa de Elite

Berlinale 2008: Golden Bear for “Tropa de Elite”

  Berlin – In Brazil, he was a huge hit movie, and also the International Jury headed by director Costa-Gavras found him remarkable. We’re talking about the Brazilian film Tropa de Elite, which the Golden Bear at the 58th Won the International Film Festival Berlin.

The awarding of the coveted trophy to the film about a special unit of Brazilian police was certainly a great surprise at the end of the Berlinale, was Tropa de Elite, to put it mildly, not necessarily a favorite of film criticism and attending specialist audience. She had chosen Paul Thomas Anderson There Will Be Blood was the clear favorite. The Golden Bear, it was not then, but Anderson was pleased with the Silver Bear for Best Director, was honored as his American compatriot Errol Morris’s documentary Standard Operating Procedure, with the Grand Jury Prize.

The Silver Bear for Best Actress and Best Actor went to Sally Hawkins for her performance in Mike Leigh Happy-Go-Luckyund to Iranian actor Reza Naji for his performance in Majid Majidi Avaze Gonjeshk-havon.

The two German entries in the competition Cherry Blossoms – Hanami by Doris Dorrie Feuerherzvon Luigi Falorni and walked away empty-handed at the ceremony.

Title: Berlinale 2008: Golden Bear for “Tropa de Elite”

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