Un Certain Regard 2014 presented 20 films in competition, hailing from 23 different countries. Seven of the works were first films. The Opening film was Party Girl by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis. Under the presidency of Pablo Trapero (director – Argentina), the Jury was comprised of Peter Becker (president of The Criterion Collection - USA), Maria Bonnevie (actress – Norway/Sweden), Géraldine Pailhas (actress – France), Moussa Touré (director – Senegal).
The Jury was honoured and delighted to have been able to view so many excellent films over ten days, testifying to the diversity and vitality of filmmaking in the world today. They were also impressed by the vision and originality of the works presented.
UN CERTAIN REGARD AWARD
FEHÉR ISTEN by Kornél Mundruczó
TURIST by Ruben Östlund
UN CERTAIN REGARD SPECIAL PRIZE
THE SALT OF THE EARTH by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
PARTY GIRL by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis
BEST ACTOR AWARD
David Gulpilil in CHARLIE’S COUNTRY by Rolf de Heer