MENTHA PULEGIUM PRIX 2018
BEST ARGENTINE FEATURE FILM
Corralón by Eduardo Pitno
For its expressive search, powerful plot and a tense narration that surprises the viewer with a unique rawness, stripping the social contrast from the staging and interpretation, and a sound that supports his speech with expressionist reminiscences.
1st MENTION IN ARGENTINE FEATURE COMPETITION
Vergel, by Kris Niklison
For narrating with an image composition, which includes color as a main narrative element, the analysis of the mourning process in a subtle way, solid performances of the protagonists, enhancing their production conditions.
2nd MENTION IN ARGENTINE FEATURE COMPETITION
Cynics by Raul Perrone
For his provocation, his poetic quest, unique, delirious, timeless, that adds a reflection from his contribution, exploring the human condition from its darkest entrails.
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
Pani: Women, drugs and Kathmandu
For its simple approach to daily tragedy portrayed with perfect technique
Garzon / Assange by Clara López and Juan Pancorbo
For the great effort of production to structure a story in an agile way
BEST SHORT FILM
The manuscript of Oubi by Eugenio Recuenco
For its technique and staging.
SPECIAL MENTIONS IN SHORT FILMS
Mention to Animated Short Film for Framed by Marco Jemolo
Mention to Fictional Short Film for Retoucha by Kaveh Mazaher
Short Documentary Mention for Den Himmel Beruhren by Rosa Baches
BEST SCHOOL WORK
Catch, The sunset of the idols of Felipe Bozzaani
By they manage to introduce us to the intimacy of the characters of fight and to show the passion and the delivery by the amateur sport of the classic of the television Argentina as it was Titans in the ring. History has the strength to continue deepening more on the subject fulfilling all the requirements of school work
1st Mention for Overum Ropars, Derory, Thirault, Cottard, Druaud and Zumbihl
For his work of animation and aesthetics, rhythmic times, showing good sound management
2nd Mention for Podestá by Joaquin Caba
For it is an observational documentary that introduces us to the intimacy of a family, with different resources such as the composition of plans and the good use of the field, managing to transmit the passion for sport.
Instructions to float a dead man by Nadir Medina
Winner with 66.1% of the votes.
AWARD FOR THE BEST DIRECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN FILM ARGENTINA
ADF Kris Niklison Award for Vergel
AWARD FOR THE BEST DIRECTION OF SOUND IN FILM ARGENTINA
ASA Award to Martín Litmanovich and Edson Secco for Invisible by Pablo Giorgelli
Special Mention ASA to Nahuel Palenque for Tiger of Silvina Schinicer and Ulises Porra Guardiola
BEST ARGENTINE DOCUMENTARY AWARD
DOCA Prize to Pablo Aparo and Martin Benchimol for El Espanto
PRIZE OF THE CRITIQUE TO BEST ARGENTINE MOVIE
ACCA Award for Best Argentine Film to Nadir Medina for Instructions to Float a Dead
Special mention of ACCA for Kris Niklison by Vergel
BEST ARGENTINE FILM ASSEMBLY WORK
EDA Award for Lucia Torres for instructions to float a dead man by Nadir Medina.
AWARDS FOR THE BEST ART DIRECTION
AADA Award for Pablo Gabian for Tigre de Silvina Schicer and Ulises Porra Guardiola