Today, on August 28, the 5th Sakhalin International Film Festival «On The Edge» announced the results at the closing ceremony.
For the important message of freedom for young women in Asia and the vibrant energy of real life in cinema the Grand Prix for is awarded to the film «Mustang» directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven.
The Best Director prize is awarded to Mikhail Mestetsky for the film «Rag Union».
For the ability to convey with precision and truthfulness the shades of ordinary existence the Best Actress prize is awarded to Lee Sang-hee, actress of the film «End of Winter».
For the courage and for creating one indivisible and unique character, from which they cannot be separated, the Best Actor prize is awarded to Vasili Butkevich, Alexander Pal, Pavel Chinarev and Ivan Yankovsky, the cast of «Rag Union».
For the organic naturalness and the beauty of genuine and truthful life on screen, the Special Jury Prize is awarded to Günes Sensoy, Doga Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Tugba Sunguroglu and Ilayda Akdogan, actresses of the film «Mustang».
Award of the Honorary President Alla Surikova
The Award of the Honorary President Alla Surikova is awarded to the film «Rag Union» directed by Mikhail Mestetsky.
Audience Choice Grand Prix
The Audience Choice Grand Prix is awarded to the film «Mosckvich My Love» directed by Aram Shahbazyan.