"God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya" triumphs at Herceg Novi Film Festival

2019-08-08 00:00:00

God exists, her name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar Mitevska received the Golden Mimosa Award for best film at the 33rd Montenegro Film Festival (1-7 August 2019). The jury, presided by Slovenian producer Dunja Klemenc and including directors Vinko Bresan (Croatia) and Nikola Ljuca (Serbia), Macedonian actor Nikola Ristanovski and producer Jelena Mišeljić, gave out the Best Director award to Ivan Salatić for "You Have the Night". The Venice Critics’ Week title also received the FEDEORA Award.


Golden Mimosa for Best Film: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija (North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Croatia, Slovenia) by Teona Strugar Mitevska

Golden Mimosa for Best Director:
Ivan Salatić for You Have the Night 

Golden Mimosa for Best Screenplay:
Marius Olteanu for Monsters. (Romania)

Golden Mimosa for Best Actress:
Nataša Ninković for Ajvar (Serbia, Montenegro) by Anna Maria Rossi

Golden Mimosa for Best Actor:
Alican Yücesoy for La Belle Indifference (Turkey)

Živko Nikolić Award for Special Contribution to Cinematic Expression:
Jelena Maksimović for You Have the Night by Ivan Salatić

Special Jury Award:

Momo Pićurić for You Have the Night by Ivan Salatić

Mamonga (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro) by Stefan Malešević
and Neverending Past (Montenegro, Serbia) by Andro Martinovic

You Have the Night by Ivan Salatić

Audience Award:
Stitches (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia) by Miroslav Terzić

Golden Mimosa for Best Student Film:
Foreign Body by Dušan Zorić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)

Special Mentions:

Chasm by Ana Trebše (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)

Unique by Nikola Polić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)

Milan Žmukić Award for Exceptional Contribution to Montenegro Film Festival: Mira Banjac (Serbia)

Mini Pitch Award: Andrija Mugoša for Reverse



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