Moscow. June 30, 2012. Over 60,000 film-goers crowded the screenings of 382 films within the last 10 days of June during Moscow Film Festival. Notably both Russian and British films were among the most attended titles, however, the British movies were among the top winners.Junkhearts by British debut director Tinge Krishnan collected the grand-prix of the Moscow International Film Festival – the Golden St. George and the best actor (Eddie Marshan for the principal role).
Another British movie The Wreckers by Dictinna Hood snatched the main prize of the Perspectives competition.UK-Swedish co-production Searching for Sugarman by Malik Bendjelloul won the best documentary prize.
Historic drama Orda (The Horde) by Andrey Proshkin (Russia) was awarded with the best director’s Silver St George and the best actress award was granted to one of the lead actresses Roza Khairullina.
Fecha de Caucidad (Expiration Date) by Mexican director Kenya Marquez won the Special Jury Prize, the Silver St-George.
The Centrifuge Brain Project by Till Nowak (Germany) collected the best short film prize.
US director Tim Burton was awarded with the Special Prize for An Outstanding Contribution To The World Cinema, and French diva Catherine Deneuve collected the Stanislavsky Special Prize for The Outstanding Achievement In The Career Of Acting.