dystopian thriller


, by

Brandon Cronenberg

, has won the award for

Best Film in the Official Fantàstic Section

of the 53rd

Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia

, in addition to also winning the award for

Best Direction

, has announced this Saturday at the wheel the director of the festival, Ángel Sala.

Cronenberg was already awarded a few years ago in Sitges for the

best novel director

for the film


, and in this film he proposes a story in which

an enigmatic company performs brain implants to occupy the bodies of other people to commit murders

and stars Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbot, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Sean Bean.

La Nuée, special jury prize

Another of the winners of the record was

La Nuée


Just Philippot's

feature film debut

, which has

won the Special Jury Prize


Best Female Performance


Suliane Brahim

, in a film in which a single mother is obsessed with the raising of edible grasshoppers.


Best Male Performance

has gone to

Grégoire Ludig and David Marsais

, from




Best Screenplay

in the Hungarian

Comrade Drakulich



Best Special Effects


Mosquito State



Best Cinematography


The Dark and The Wicked

, the

Best Music

on '


' by

Juamna Bajo Ulloa

, and the

Prix Public


La vampira of Barcelona

, of

Lluís Danish


The jury also awarded special mentions to the director of



Natalie Erika James

, and actress

Marin Ireland

, for his role in

The Dark and the Wicked



Best Short Film Award

in the official section went to

The Luggage

, by Tsai Yi-Fen.

According to the criteria of The Trust Project

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