Official Selections’ opening film, Golden Bear winner at Berlinale – Hungarian love story On Body and Soul by Ildiko Enyedi, touched 24 European Film Festival Palić audience, who gave most of the votes to this film. Audience voted in two different ways: over the Festival site and by the voting leaflets (they could vote for films out the competition as well).
Second place won emotional drama Fortunata, directed by famous actor Sergio Castellitto (he had a role in Deep Blue by Luc Besson). The fascinating actress Jasmine Trinca won Best actress Award in this year’s Une Certain Regard at Cannes.
On the third place is Jupiters’ Moon by Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó, film nominated for this year’s Palme d’Or.
Many years long cooperation between European Film Festival Palić and Gorki List continued with the 24 edition of the Festival. For 19 years Gorki List has been making atmosphere and festival ambiance, and also encouraging audience to think and react, challenging them to live with open senses.
With this Award Gorki List proves that audience takes active role and from their point of view judge films at the Festival. This way most numerous jury can express their opinion, which is often based on different criteria than professional ones.