Korean director Hong Eui-jeong’s indie crime drama Voice of Silence has picked up the Cheval Noir finest movie prize on the Fantasia Movie Competition, which wrapped on Wednesday.
Eui-jeong’s debut function additionally earned Yoo Ah-in the most effective actor trophy. Voice of Silence shared prime honors within the juried competitors in Montreal with Igor Legarreta, who received for finest director for his work on the vampire pic All of the Moons.
Legarreta additionally earned the viewers award for finest worldwide function for his France-Spain co-production. And Mark O’Brien received for finest screenplay for The Righteous, the psychological thriller that he additionally directed.
The Cheval Noir jury gave John Adams the most effective rating trophy for Hellbender, which Adams co-directed with Zelda Adams and Toby Poser. The occult coming-of-age story earned Zelda Adams the most effective actress prize from the Montreal fest jury.
Fantasia additionally unveiled a sequence of viewers awards, which included the most effective Asian function prize going to Japanese director Junta Yamaguchi’s Past The Infinite Two Minutes. Elsewhere, the highest viewers award for finest Canadian function went to Philippe McKie’s Goals On Fireplace.
Fantasia closed out its twenty fifth version in a hybrid format with a world premiere for Takashi Miike’s The Nice Yokai Struggle-Guardians on August 25. The Canadian style pageant kicked off on August 5 with a world premiere of the Quebec zombie pic Mind Freeze.