Awards Calendar

  • Comic-Con Starts
    July 10, 2015
  • ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Nominations are announced live (8:30 PM PDT)
    July 16, 2015
  • Teen Choice Awards
    August 9, 2015
  • ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Final round voting begins
    August 17, 2015
  • ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Final round voting ends
    August 28, 2015
  • MTV: Video Music Awards
    August 30, 2015
  • Venice International Film Festival Begins
    September 2, 2015
  • ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Creative Arts Awards and Ball
    September 12, 2015
  • ATAS, 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (5:00 PM PDT)
    September 20, 2015
  • New York Film Festival Begins
    September 25, 2015

‘Oslo, August 31’ Wins Big in Stockholm

 Cannes Film Festival

Joachim Trier’s drama wins best film and best cinematography while Paddy Considine takes best directorial debut for "Tyrannosaur."

COLOGNE, Germany – Norwegian drama Oslo, August 31 from director Joachim Trier has won the best film and best cinematography prizes at the 2011 Stockholm International Film Festival, which wrapped up this weekend. Oslo - a dark but humorous look at a day in the life of a young drug addict - premiered this year in Cannes.

Brit actor Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum) won Stockholm’s best directorial debut honor for his helmer bow, Tyrannosaur, which stars Peter Mullan as a violent, self-destructive man who gets a chance for redemption. Tyrannosaur debuted at Sundance, where it won both the World Cinema directing honor and a special jury prize. Tyrannosaur is also a frontrunner for this year's British Independent Film Awards, with seven nominations.

Stockholm’s international film critics prize, the FIPRESCI, went to John Le Carre adaptation Tinker Tailor Solider Spy from Swedish helmer Tomas Alfredson.

Acting honors went to Yohanna Idha for her role in Swedish comedy Certain People and to Russia’s Sergei Borisov for his turn as a doting husband in Angelina Nikonova’s drama Twilight Portrait. Nadine Labaki’s Lebanese dramedy Where Do We Go Now? won best screenplay honors.

Recommended Stories

comments powered by Disqus