Along the past twelve days, L’Étrange Festival 2019 has presented 7 World premieres, 3 International premieres, 30 French premieres and 10 premieres. Among them, the public has discover a “Carte Blanche” to Jean-Pierre Dionnet, a 25th anniversary “Carte Blanche” with 25 guests such as Philippe Decouflé, Michael Moorcock, Mathieu Kassovitz, Arthur H, Clotilde Courau, a Scala Cinéma’s focus, 2 specials screanings with the french premiere of Irreversible straight cut in presence of Gaspar Noé and Monica Bellucci and the french premiere of The Rainbow thief introduced by Alejandro Jodorowsky himself. On Sunday, September the 15th, L’Étrange Festival is thrilled to announce the Palmares of its 25th edition.
International feature film competition
Great Prize «Nouveau Genre» CANAL+
Lorcan Finnegan – 2019 – Ireland - Belgium - Denmark – 97' – Fantastic – Color
After The spy gone north in 2018, VIVARIUM will be acquired for a future broadcast on Canal+.
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Lee Min-Jae – South Korea - 112' – Fantastic Comedy
International short film competition
CANAL+ GRAND PRIZE
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Brandon Cronenberg – Canada - 9'23 – Fiction
AUDIENCE CHOICE (EX-AEQUO)
Guillaume Pin – France - 7'46 – Documentary / Experimental
PORTRAIT EN PIED DE SUZANNE
Izabela Plucinska – France - 14'47 – Experimental
This astonishing palmares totally showcases the great variety of L’Étrange Festival’s competitions, which again this year continues its rising with over 35000 spectators. The closing ceremony proudly ended with TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG by Justin Kurzel.