Directors' Fortnight road leads to 'Eldorado'
Belgian road movie takes two prizesCANNES -- Festival de Cannes sidebar Directors' Fortnight ended its 10-day 40th edition with a trip to "Eldorado" as Bouli Lanners' Belgian road movie took both the Europa Cinemas Label award for best European film and the sixth "Regards Jeunes" prize.
Written and directed by Lanners, the dark comedy sold by Films Distribution stars Lanners alongside Fabrice Adde and Philippe Nahon. The prize ceremony here Friday night added more Belgian flavor when Franco-Belgian co-production Claire Simon's "Les Bureaux de Dieu" went home with the SACD prize for Best French-language feature film.
Independent cinema programmers prize the "Prix de la CICAE" went to Juraj Lehotsky's "Blind Loves."