Berlin: 'The Best of All Worlds' Wins Perspectives on German Cinema Award

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'The Best of All Worlds'

Adrian Goiginger's semi-autobiographical film looks at a young boy growing up with a heroin-addicted mother.

The Best of All Worlds from first-time director Adrian Goiginger on Saturday won best film honors in the Perspectives on German Cinema section of the Berlin International Film Festival.

The semi-autobiographical feature looks at a young boy growing up in 1990s Salzburg with a loving but heroin-addicted mother.

The jury also awarded a special jury prize to Nicolaas Schmidt's Final Stage, an experimental montage film set in modern urban spaces.