Rabat – After more than a week of competition and vibrant tributes to a number of international and Moroccan artists, the 13th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival announced the winners of its different competitions.
The jury, presided by American film director, Marin Scorsese, released the names of the winners:
Han Gong-Ju: the Gold Star of the Festival
Moroccan Slimane Dazi: the Best Actor Award
The Swedish Alicia Vikander: the Best Actress Award
Italian director Andera Pallaoro: best direction award.
“Blue Ruin” (United States) and “The Swiming Pool” (Cuba): the Jury Prize.
In addition to the American film director, the others jury members are American comedienne Patricia Clarkson, French Marion Cotillard, Iranian Golshifteh Farahani, German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin, Mexican Amat Escalante, Indian Anurag Kashyap, South Korean director Park Chan-Wook, and the Italian Paolo Sorrentino.
Mohamed Khouyi was among a number of actors who were honored during the 13th edition of the festival, including American actress. Sharone Stone, French actress Juliette Binoche, Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-Ed, and Argentine passionate director Fernando Solanas.
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