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Gijón 2006

Longing.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..

Details of the FIPRESCI Prize
The festival, 44th edition (November 23 December 1, 2006)


A Guide to Recognizing Good Films. In which Ivan Karl walks us through a week at the Gijon film festival.
Faces and Tragedy. Manuel Yáñez Murillo meditates on Valeska Grisebach's prize-winning romantic triangle Longing.
Walking The Straight Line. Diego Brodersen stares into the void of José María de Orbe's Spanish drama.





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Gijón 2006

"The Straight Line"