Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Two Awards to Three Monkeys at River Run International Film Festival
Three Monkeys has received the top prize in an international film festival in the United States. Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Monkeys (Uc Maymun) was named "the Best Film" by the jury in the River Run International Film Festival. Actress Hatice Aslan received the Best Actress Award with her part in Three Monkeys. The festival jury included Eric Besner from Lucas Films, director Jennifer Chambers Lynch, film critic Andrew O'Heir Michael Kutza, artistic director and the founder of Chicago International Film Festival. Ceylan was named the best director with Three Monkeys in 2008 in the Cannes Film Festival.