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Berlin Film Festival: Tuya's Wedding Wins Golden Bear

By February 17, 2007

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Tuya's Wedding, a film about a Mongolian shepherd directed by Chinese filmmaker Wang Quan'an, won the Berlin Film Festival's top award on Saturday. The film's win came as a surprise. Of the twenty-two films in competition, speculation favored the prestigious Golden Bear would go to Germany's The Counterfeiters, a Nazi-era drama, or Irina Palm, a British black comedy starring singer/actress Marianne Faithful. More from GreenCine and indieWire.

The complete list of awards:

Golden Bear:
Tuya's Wedding, Wang Quan'an

Silver Bear - The Jury Grand Prix:
El Otro (The Other), Ariel Rotter

Silver Bear - Best Director:
Joseph Cedar, Beaufort

Silver Bear - Best Actress:
Nina Hoss, Yella

Silver Bear - Best Actor:
Julio Chavez, El Otro (The Other)

Silver Bear - Artistic Contribution:
Ensemble cast of The Good Shepherd

Silver Bear - Best Film Music:
David Mackenzie for his film Hallam Foe

Alfred Bauer Prize:
I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK, by Park Chan-wook

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