4th Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival

4th Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brazil (September 26 - October 10, 2002)

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival: www.festivaldorio.com

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Japan Japón Japan
(Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, 2002, 130 mins) Jury: Klaus Eder (Germany) , Horacio Bernades (Argentina) , Jorge Jellinek (Uruguay) , Deborah Young (US) , Carlos Alberto Mattos (Brazil) , Pedro Butcher (Brazil) , Carlos Brandao (Brazil)
International Sales: Coproduction Office

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Motivation:
"For the cinematically daring way it leads us back to the roots of Mexican culture by raising questions of life and death."

The Virgin of Lust La virgen de la lujuria The Virgin of Lust
(Spain, Mexico, Portugal, 2002, 151 mins)
International Sales: Mercure Distribution

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75013 Paris, T: +33 1 4416 8844
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Motivation:
"For Arturo Ripstein, honoring his career as a master of Latin American Cinema, on the occasion of his last film."

Bus 174 Ônibus 174 Bus 174
(Brazil, 2002, 150 mins)
International Sales: Zazen Films

Marcos Prado
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RJ, Brazil, T: +55 (21) 2539 6543
e-mail: padilha@zazen.com.br

Motivation:
"For being a powerful and analytical film that turns a particular incident into a reflection on Brazilian society today."