Julia Kassar in a scene from Boulghourjian's "Tramontane." Photo courtesy of the Cannes film festival
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The winners of Cannes' Semaine de la Critique competition were awarded Friday evening, with "Tramontane," the feature film debut of Lebanon's Vatche Boulghourjian coming away with an unexpected honor.The SIC's short film prize, The Leica Cine Discovery prize, was awarded to Indonesian filmmaker Wregas Bhanuteja's feature film debut "Prenjak [In the Year of Monkey]".Vatche Boulghourjian's "Tramontane," which had its world premiere at Cannes this past week, was the first Lebanese feature to ever be selected for Critics' Week.The day before SIC distributed its official awards, May 19, "Tramontane" was presented with the 22nd Golden Rail Award.
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