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Locarno 2017. Awards and Coverage Roundup

A comprehensive listing of all of our coverage of the 2017 Locarno Festival, along with the award winners.
Wang Bing
Mrs. Fang director Wang Bing
Below you will find the awards for the 70th Locarno Festival, as well as an index of our coverage.
International Competition
Golden Leopard: Mrs. Fang (Wang Bing)
Special Jury Prize: Good Manners (Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra)
Best Direction: F.J. Ossang (9 Doigts)
Best Actress: Isabelle Huppert (Madame Hyde)
Best Actor: Elliott Crosset Hove (Winter Brothers)
Filmmakers of the Present
Golden Leopard: ¾ (Ilian Metev)
Special Jury Prize: Milla (Valerie Massadian)
Prize for Best Emerging Director: Kim Dae-hwan (The First Lap)
Special Mentions: Distant Constellation (Shevaun Mizrahi), Damned Summer (Pedro Cabeleira)
Signs of Life
Best Film: Cocote (Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias)
Mantarraya Award: Phantasiesätze (Dane Komljen)
First Feature
Best First Feature: Scary Mother (Ana Urushadze)
Art Peace Hotel Award: Meteors (Gürcan Keltek)
Special Mention: Those Who Are Fine (Cyril Schäublin)
Festival coverage by Daniel Kasman
Yacht Strafing, Gym Rivalry, Alcatraz Island: On Jacques Tourneur's Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939), Denis Côté's A Skin So Soft, and Tourneur's They All Come Out (1939)
3D Hurricane, Gun Blast, Bandit Hideout, Wild Horses: On Blake Williams's Prototype, Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani's Let the Corpses Tan, Jacques Tourneur's The Flame and the Arrow (1950), and Kazik Radwanski's Scaffold
Soviet Spirits, Cinema's Cats, and Nick the Sociopath: On Jacques Tourneur's Days of Glory (1944), Milla (Valéria Massadian), and Tourneur's Experiment Perilous (1944)
Harry Dean Stanton, Isabelle Huppert, and Technicolor Shadows: On John Carroll Lynch's Lucky, Serge Bozon's Mrs. Hyde, and Jacques Tourneur's Way of a Gaucho (1952)
Piano Practice; D.Y.I. Sci-Fi, Modernist Action: On Ilian Metev's 3/4, Adirley Queirós's Once There Was Brazilia, Jacques Tourneur's Cirlce of Danger (1951)
Astrologic/Catastrophic, Wild Cowboys, Endless Partying: On Gürcan Keltek's Meteors, Jacques Tourneur's Wichita (1955), Pedro Cabeleria's Damned Summer
Schönberg, Seriously Silly, Love Stories: On Straub-Huillet's From Today Until Tomorrow, F.J. Ossang's 9 Doigts, and Jacques Tourneur's Great Day in the Morning (1956)
Confronting Death, Raúl Ruiz Returns, Japan Diaries: On Jacques Tourneur's Appointment in Honduras (1953), Wang Bing's Mrs. Fang, Raúl Ruiz's The Wandering Soap Opera, Jean-Claude Rousseau's Late Season and So Far, So Close, and Jacques Tourneur's Easy Living (1949)
by Matt Turner


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