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18+ movie about different love won ‘Unique Perspective’ at Cannes

18+ movie about different love won 'Unique Perspective' at Cannes 1
18+ movie about different love won 'Unique Perspective' at Cannes 1

Director Ali Abbasi did not come to the awards ceremony due to personal matters.

Border scene – the movie has a weird sex scene

The main character of the film is Tina (played by Eva Melander) – an ugly woman with a strange ability to smell other people’s emotions.

After its premiere on May 10, Border was highly appreciated by critics.

18+ movie about different love won 'Unique Perspective' at Cannes

Director Ali Abbasi was born in Iran in 1981 and moved to Denmark when he was 20 years old.

The `Best Director` award went to Sergei Loznitsa – Ukrainian filmmaker.

Victor Polster – a 16-year-old actor – won an acting award for portraying a transgender person who wants to become a ballet dancer in Girl.

18+ movie about different love won 'Unique Perspective' at Cannes

Actor Victor Polster was honored for his transgender role.

Un Certain Regard is the second most important branch in Cannes, after films competing for the Palme d’Or.

The 71st Cannes Film Festival takes place from May 8 to 19.

Prizes in the Un Certain Regard branch

Un Certain Regard Award: Ali Abbasi (Border)

Outstanding director: Sergei Loznitsa (Donbass)

Outstanding Performance: Victor Polster (Girl)

Outstanding Screenplay: Meryem Benm’Barek (Sofia)

Jury Prize: João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora (The Dead and the Others)

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