22 June 2016

Mimosas captivates the critics in Cannes

The mystical western Mimosas By Oliver Laxe won the Nespresso Grand Prize at Cannes …

Selected for the Critics’ Week, Mimosas by Oliver Laxe has won the Grand Nespresso Prize, awarded by the jury was chaired by Valérie Donzelli and composed of Alice Winocour, Nadav Lapid, David Robert Mitchell and Santiago Mitre.

Oliver Laxe’s film was called “little prodigy and a mystical exploration” (Télérama), whose images to the “majestic beauty” (Next Liberation) scored.
The “enigmatic and sumptuous” aspect (Grazia) film has also impressed the journalists affected by “a story as beautiful as mysterious” (Cinematraque) and “the beauty of the images and a spirituality that does not control, but whose force is felt “(Grand Écart).
US criticism for their part, were particularly susceptible to this “mystical journey” (Screen International) and “spooky” (Mubi, US), “a combination between dreams and breathtaking scenery” (Variety).
Tess Mag (female cultural magazine) awarded him the “Silver Palm” honorary award given by a selection of international criticism on all the films presented at Cannes, all sections.

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