Fehér Isten/White God is the Winner of Un Certain Regard in Cannes
Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó's title Fehér Isten / White God won the main award in the Cannes International Film Festival's Un Certain Regard section on Friday. The film about a mixed-breed dog who must learn how to survive after a society declares mutts undesirable also won appreciation of film critics.
It was the second win of the day for White God, its four-legged stars were awarded the Palm Dog too. The director has been invited five times already to Cannes, with Little Apocrypha No.1 (Kis Apokrif No.1)that was screened at Cinéfondation, Johanna at Un Certain Regard in 2005 as well as with Delta and Tender Son — The Frankenstein Project which competed in 2008 and 2010
The same day was Vilmos Zsigmond, the legendary Hungarian director of photography and winner of an Oscar in 1978 was also honored by Life Time Achievement Award. Congratulations!