Final Top 5 Audience Award. Winner: The Salesman


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The film took the first position of the poll since the very first screening of this year’s edition. The Salesman by Asghar Farhadi – the festival’s opening film – has won the World Cinema Audience Award with a fantastic score of 4,584. This is the second time that Farhadi wins the Audience Award at the festival -the first time was in 2011 with A Separation – and he becomes the first filmmaker that has been awarded twice in this category. The film, which won the Best Screenplay and Best Actor (Shahab Hosseini) prizes at Cannes earlier this year, will be released in the Netherlands on December 8 by Cinéart. Together with the audience’s recognition, Fahardi will receive a cash-prize of  €5.000 to be invested in his next film project. By providing an email address in the form at the back of the voting ballot, a member of the audience has also become a winner, in this case the prize consists in a voucher for € 1000 to be spent on any of the travel products provided by our sponsor Shoestring.


Hereby the top 5 films so far:


1 – The Salesman – 4,584


2 – The African Doctor – 4,425


3 – The Bacchus Lady – 4,483


4 – Blanka – 4,325


5 – Mãe só há uma – 4,289