'Gomorra' wins best film at Munich

'Il Divo,' 'Silent Light' named runners-up

COLOGNE, Germany -- Matteo Garrone's modern-day mafia expose "Gomorra" took the inaugural Arri-Zeiss prize for best film at this year's Munich International Film Festival.

The Munich jury named two runner-up films: Paolo Sorrentino's political biopic "Il Divo," about former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti, and Carlos Reygadas' Mennonite drama "Silent Light."

Valeriya Gai Germanika teen drama "Everybody Dies but Me" won Munich's CineVision Award. The story of two Russian schoolkids preparing for their first ever disco night, "Everybody Dies but Me" was a surprise critical hit in Munich.

The 25th Munich Film Festival wraps up Saturday with a screening of Barry Levinson's "What Just Happened?"
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