Berlin Film Festival 2013: The Winners

This year's Berlinale has drawn to a close and the shiny metal bears have all been handed out to some extremely talented and deserving winners. Picking up the Golden Bear itself is Romanian director Calin Peter Netzer's Child's Pose, in which a wealthy woman strives to save her son from punishment for killing a young boy in a car crash. Child's Pose now joins the heralded ranks of recent past winners: Magnolia, A Separation, and Spirited Away. Check out the full list of winners below:

Golden Bear 
Child's Pose (dir. Calin Peter Netzer, Romania)

Silver Bear (Grand Jury Prize)
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (dir. Danis Tanovic, Bosnia and Herzeogvina/France/Slovenia)

Silver Bear - Best Director 
David Gordon Green, Prince Avalanche, USA - Our review

Silver Bear - Best Actress 
Paulina Garcia (pictured above), Gloria, Chile/Spain- Our review

Silver Bear - Best Actor 
Nazif Mujic, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker, Bosnia and Herzeogvina/France/Slovenia

Silver Bear - Best Screenplay 
Jafar Panahi, Pardé (Closed Curtain), Iran - Our review

Silver Bear - Artistic Contribution 
Aziz Zahmbakyjev (cinematographer), Harmony Lessons, Kazakhstan / Germany / France - Our review

Alfred Bauer Prize 
Denis Côté, Vic and Flow Saw a Bear (pictured above), Canada, Our review

Best First Feature Award 
The Rocket (dir. Kim Mordaunt, Australia)

Special Mention 
Layla Fourie (dir. Pia Marais, Germany/South Africa/France/The Netherlands)
Promised Land (dir. Gus Van Sant, U.S.)

Golden Bear for Best Short Film 
Fugue (dir. Jean-Bernard Marlin, France)

Silver Bear for Best Short Film 
remains quiet (dir. Stefan Kriekhaus, Germany)

DAAD Short Film Award 
Ashura (dir. Köken Ergun, Turkey/Germany)

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