Psychological thriller The Beasts, directed by Spain’s Rodrigo Sorogoyen, won three awards at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival, including the Tokyo Grand Prix, best director and best actor for Denis Menochet.
Korean filmmaker Lee Jeong-hong’s A Wild Roomer and Shivamma, from India’s Jaishankar Aryar, were the winners of the New Currents Awards at this year’s Busan International Film Festival.
A New Old Play was named best film in the Chinese section, while Mediterranean Fever took best film in the World section.
Eric Gravel’s Full Time was presented with best director and best actress at fifth edition of the awards.
Goran Stolevski’s horror drama You Won’t Be Alone took best film at this year’s Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.
Fiona Ruan Fengyi’s American Girl took best narrative feature at the awards, held during the Taipei International Film Festival.
Korean talent took two of the top awards, with Park Chan-wook winning best director and Song Kang-ho taking best actor.
Lee Jang-hoon’s Miracle: Letters To The President was presented with the Golden Mulberry, while China’s Return To Dust and Too Cool To Kill took multiple awards.
Special Jury Awards in the Tiger Competition went to Excess Will Save Us, directed by French filmmaker Morgane Dziurla-Petit, and To Love Again from China’s Gao Linyang.