'Wandering Girl' Wins Grand Prix at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Tallinn Film Festival
'Wandering Girl'

Jang Woo-Jin was tapped as best director.

Wandering Girl, a Colombia/France co-production directed by Rubén Mendoza, was awarded the Grand Prix at the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which drew to a close Saturday in the Estonian capital.

"The film manages to unveil the inner worlds of four sisters and their relationships, while at the same time explore social issues of contemporary Southern American society at large with refreshing honesty, catharsis and originality," the jury said in its comments.

Wandering Girl's composer Las Ānes was awarded for best music.

Best director honors went to South Korea's Jang Woo-Jin for Winter’s Night, while the film's star Seo Young-hwa took home the best actress award.

Jean Pierre St-Louis was named as best cinematographer for his work on the Canadian film A Place to Live, directed by Bernard Emond.

Indian writer-director Rajat Kapoor picked up best screenplay honors for his film Kadakh.

The best actor award was shared by Iran's Navid Mohammadzadeh for his role in Sheeple and Dar Salim, the male lead of the Danish film Until We Fall.

Head Above Water by French director Margaux Bonhommewon won the first feature competition.