Elijah Wood's movie I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore scored the most coveted prize at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend (28-29Jan17).
The comedy crime thriller, which stars Elijah and former Two and a Half Men actress Melanie Lynskey, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic at the festival's annual prizegiving ceremony in Park City, Utah on Saturday (28Jan17).
The movie, about a depressed woman who is robbed and tries to track down the thieves, is directed by actor MACon Blair in his directorial debut and has been acquired by Netflix for release in February (17).
"I am so, so excited about this," Melanie wrote on Twitter. "Thank you @sundancefest and Jury! And congratulations @MAConBlair, the kindest lil genius ever."
Dina, a love story between a suburban woman and a Walmart greeter, won the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. documentary section, while the top world documentary prize went to Last Men in Aleppo. The Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic went to The Nile Hilton Incident, about a singer murdered in Cairo.
Audience prizes went to Crown Heights and I Dream In Another Language and documentaries Joshua: Teenager Vs Superpower and Chasing Coral.
The full list of winners is as follows:
U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize - I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore
U.S. Dramatic Directing Award - Eliza Hittman, Beach Rats
U.S. Dramatic Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award - Ingrid Goes West, Matt Spicer, David Branson Smith
U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Director - Maggie Betts, Novitiate
U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance - Chante Adams, Roxanne Roxanne
U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematography - Daniel Landin, Yellow Birds
U.S. Dramatic Audience Award - Crown Heights
U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize - Dina
U.S. Documentary Directing Award - Peter Nicks, The Force
U.S. Documentary The Orwell Award - Icarus
U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling - Strong Island
U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing - Unrest
U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking - Step
U.S. Documentary Audience Award - Chasing Coral
World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize - The Nile Hilton Incident
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award For Directing - God’s Own Country, Francis Lee
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Screenwriting - Pop Aye
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematic Vision - Free And Easy
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematography - Axolotl Overkill, Manu Dacosse
World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award - Sueno en Otro Idioma (I Dream In Another Language)
World Cinema Documentary Grand Jury Prize - Last Men In Aleppo
World Cinema Documentary Directing Award - Winnie
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling - Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Commanding Vision - Motherland
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography - MAChines
World Cinema Documentary Audience Award - Joshua: Teenager Vs Superpower
NEXT Audience Award - Gook
Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize - Marjorie Prime
The Short Film Grand Jury Prize - And so we put goldfish in the pool.
The Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction - Lucia, Before And After
The Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction - And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow’s Eye
The Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction - Alone
The Short Film Jury Award: Animation - Broken - The Women’s Prison At Hoheneck
A Short Film Special Jury Award for Editing - Laps
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