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‘Anatolian Leopard’ And ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’ Are The Big TIFF Award Winners

‘Anatolian Leopard’ And ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’ Are The Big TIFF Award Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival, the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci)[/link] and the Network for the Promotion of Asia Pacific Cinema (Netpac)[/link] have named their award winners for work screened at TIFF 2021.

“We are thrilled to announce that Anatolian Leopard has received the 2021 Fipresci Jury Award,” said Diana Sanchez, senior director, film, TIFF. “Every year we are amazed at the creativity and audaciousness of the filmmakers in our line-up. Anatolian Leopard, directed by Emre Kayiş is no exception.”

This year’s Fipresci jury members included Andrew Kendall, Esin Kücüktepepinar, Caspar Salmon, Gilbert Seah[/link], and Teresa Vena.

The 2021 Fipresci jury released a statement that called its winner “a perfectly controlled comedy of manners, Anatolian Leopard takes the temperature of a country torn between the old ways and modernity – not to say between honor and corruption – while offering up a melancholy portrait of a man at odds with his surroundings. Emre

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