'Cold War' wins the Canvas Audience Award

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News 22 Oct 2018
After winning the Grand Prix earlier this week, 'Cold War' also received the Canvas Audience Award. The TV channel had selected five films out of the entire programme, out of which Paweł Pawlikowski's internationally acclaimed drama scored the most audience votes.

For winning the award, 'Cold War’ will be bought by Canvas to be screened on TV. The film will be released in Belgian venues on 31 October by Cinéart.

Cold War' by Paweł Pawlikowski in situated during the Cold War, in the 50s, in Poland, Berlijn, Yugoslavia and Paris. A passionate love story between two people with different backgrounds and temperaments who cannot live with, nor without each other. An impossible love in an impossible time.

"We award the Grand Prix for Best Film to an exquisite piece of cinema that shook and moved us. Next to that, we also want to honour the astounding performance of the lead actress. We therefore choose 'Cold War' by Paweł Pawlikowski," the international jury clarified.

The other 4 films selected by Canvas were:

  • Duelles
  • Kursk
  • Shoplifters
  • Styx