What does not kill you makes you stronger
GRAND PRIZE CITY OF LISBON
Shinji Aoyama, Hans Hurch, Mark Peranson, Natacha Régnier, Vasco Câmara
GOLDEN DIGITAL AWARD, 31st Hong Kong International Film Festival
"A delicate individual drama, which improves itself by the level and subtle relation that reality digital filming makes possible."
-Jean-Michel Frodon ( chairman ), Tikoy Aguiluz, Mabel Cheung
OIKOCREDIT AWARD, 21st Fribourg International Film Festival
"The International Jury gives the award to Love Conquers All for its effective use of ambiguity and irony in constructing a surprising and subtly elliptical narrative."
-Francois Verster ( Chairman), Chris Fujiwara, Ana Katz, Jacqueline Veuve, Freddie Wong
VPRO TIGER AWARD, 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam
"Classical in style and structure, it is a film which speaks to the heart."
-Piers Handling ( chairman ), Lou Ye, Isaac Julien, Maria Kraakman, Teresa Villaverde
NEW CURRENTS AWARD, 11th Pusan International Film Festival
"This film is using a known cinematic language in a nice way telling the life of a village girl who is going to a big city to work and face the reality and the morality of our time."
– Istvan Szabo ( chairman ), Bruno Dumont, Abolfazl Jalili, Daniel Yu, MOON So-Ry
FIPRECSI AWARD, 11th Pusan International Film Festival
"The FIPRESCI jury gives its award to Love Conquers All, for its audacious narrative structure and its intelligent work with sound and image."
-Chris Fujiwara ( chairman ), Susanna Harutyunyan, Helmut Merker, KIM Seemoo
Love Conquers All, directed by Tan Chui Mui and El Amarillo, directed by Sergio Mazza won in ex-aequo the "Feature Film Grand Prize City of Lisbon" on the 4th IndieLisboa and will share the 15.000Euro of the prize money.
The jury for the section was headed by Cahiers du Cinema's Jean-Michel Frodon, and praised the movie as "a delicate individual drama, which improves itself by the level and subtle relation that reality digital filming makes possible".