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Brussels, October 4, 2019 (SIGNIS).
The SIGNIS Jury at the 67th San Sebastián International Film Festival decided to award its Prize to Rocks, by Sarah Gavron (United Kingdom).
Gavron's film shows the great human wealth of a young teenage girl who struggles against adversity, to stay with her little brother, after being abandoned by her mother.
The jury also decided to award a special commendation to Proxima, by Alice Winocour (France).
The French film, starring Eva Green, tells the dramatic and heroic story of a woman who seeks to combine her professional and maternal life.
The members of the SIGNIS jury were Carlos Minondo (President, Spain), Mariángeles Almacellas (Secretary, Spain), Edorta Kortadi (Spain), Cindy Mollaret (France) and Enrique Alaña (Venezuela).