. . .honours two Danish films this year:
The World Cinema Directing Award:
Teddy Bear / Denmark Director: Mads Matthiesen.
Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love. Cast: Kim Kold, Elsebeth Steentoft, Lamaiporn Sangmanee Hougaard, David Winters, Allan Mogensen.
The World Cinema Cinematography Award:
Putin's Kiss / Denmark Director: Lise Birk Pedersen
19-year-old Marsha is a model spokesperson in a strongly nationalistic Russian youth movement that aims to protect the country from its enemies. When she starts recognizing the organization’s flaws, she must take a stand for or against it.