‘Kinatay’ Bags 2 Awards in the 42nd Sitges International Film Festival

The Philippine entry to this year's Cannes Film Festival won two awards in the recently concluded 42nd Sitges International Film Festival in Spain.

Kinatay, also known to have the international title “The Execution of P”, has just won Best Director for Brilliante Mendoza and Best Original Soundtrack for Teresa Barrozo in the Spanish filmfest.

This is the second international Best Director award won by Brilliante Mendoza for this film. The first was at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France earlier this year.

Here is the complete list of winners in the 42nd Sitges International Film Festival:

Best Short Film
One of those days by Hattie Dalton

Special Mention
The boy who wouldn’t kill by Linus de Paoli

Best Production Design
Tony Noble for Moon

Best Make Up FX
Kaatje Van Damme for Mr. Nobody

Best Special Effects
C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, Mac Guff, BUF for Splice

Best Original Soundtrack
Teresa Barrozo for Kinatay

Best Cinematography
Benoit Debie for Enter the Void

Best Script
Nathan Parker, based on the original story of Duncan Jones, for Moon

Best Actress
Ex-aequo: Elena Anaya for Hierro and Kim Ok-vin for Thirst

Best Actor
Sam Rockwell for Moon

Best Director
Brillante Mendoza for Kinatay

Special Jury Award
Enter the Void by Gaspar Noé

Best Motion Picture
Moon by Duncan Jones

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