44th Gijón International Film Festival

44th Gijón International Film Festival, Spain (November 23 - December 1, 2006)

At the 44th edition of this renowned Spanish event on the Atlantic coast, the International Critics' Prize went to the second film by Valeska Grisebach, Longing (Sehnsucht, Germany, 2006) which had been premiered in the Berlin competition of this year..

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Sehnsucht Longing
(Germany, 2006, 88 mins) Jury: Diego Brodersen (Argentina) , Ivan Karl (Serbia) , Manuel Yanez Murillo (Spain)
International Sales: In Frame / Hollywood Classics

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A Guide to Recognizing Good Films

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Faces and Tragedy

by Manuel Yanez Murillo

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Walking The Straight Line

by Diego Brodersen

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