55th Cannes Film Festival

55th Cannes Film Festival, France (May 15 - May 26, 2002)

Cannes Film Festival: www.festival-cannes.com

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Divine Intervention Yadon ilaheyya Divine Intervention
(France, Morocco, Germany, Palestine, 2002, 92 mins) Jury: Ronald Bergan (UK) , Tereza Brdecková (Czech Republic) , Christiane Dancie (France) , Russell Edwards (Australia) , Amir Emary (Egypt) , Amir Labaki (Brazil) , Ninos Feneck Mikelides (Greece) , Catherine Mtsitouridze (Russia) , Kenichi Okubo (Japan) , Monika Tunbäck-Hanson (Sweden) , Ahmed Muztaba Zamal (Bangladesh) , Philippe J. Maarek (France)
International Sales: Flach Pyramide International

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F-75008 Paris, France
T: +33 (1) 42 96 02 20
Fax: +33 (1) 40 20 05 51
e-mail: elagesse@flach-pyramide.com
web: www.pyramidefilms.com

Motivation:
"For its sensitive, amusing and innovative vision of a complex and topical situation and the tragic consequences that result from it."

Waiting for Happiness Heremakono Waiting for Happiness
(France, Mauritania, 2002, 90 mins)
International Sales: Celluloid Dreams

2 rue Turgot, F-75009 Paris
T: +33 (1) 49 70 03 70
Fax: +33 (1) 49 70 03 71
e-mail: info@celluloid-dreams.com
web: www.celluloid-dreams.com

Motivation:
"For its exquisite poetic depiction of the emotional and humorous complications that can arise in the midst of a simple life." 

The Clay Bird Matir moina The Clay Bird
(Bangladesh, 2002, 95 mins)
International Sales: MK2

55 rue Traversière, F 75012 Paris
T: +33 (1) 44 67 30 55
Fax: +33 (1) 43 41 32 30
e-mail: sales@mk2.com
web: www.mk2.com

Motivation:
"For its authentic, moving, and delicate, portrayal of a country struggling for its democratic rights."