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'The Heiresses' wins top prize at 2018 Transilvania film festival

'The Heiresses' wins top prize at 2018 Transilvania film festival

Hlynur Pálmason wins best directing award for his debut Winter Brothers.

Marcelo Martinessi’s feature debut The Heiresses received the Transilvania Trophy at the closing ceremony of the 17th Transilvania International Film Festival in Romania’s Cluj-Napoca.

The main competition jury, which included filmmakers Ágnes Kocsis and Dagur Kari and actor Vlad Ivanov, praised Martinessi for his “sublime direction” and “the captivating rhythm of his narrative”.

Accepting the trophy and the €15,000 cash prize on stage of the National Theatre from international opera star Angela Gheorghiu, Martinessi said that this award would be further encouragement for Paraguayan filmmakers following the news

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