The film, co-produced by Belgium, France and the Netherlands, tells the story of a strong friendship between two thirteen-year-olds, Leo and Remy. When their friendship suddenly breaks, Leo gets closer to Sophie, Remy’s mother, and tries to understand what happened. Close is a film about friendship and responsibility.
The other four films nominated for the award were: Our Suns (Alcarràs) by Spanish director Carla Simon, “scorching days” By Turkish director Emin Alber “A phosphorescent light that hovers or floats in the night on the swampy ground.” by Portuguese director João Pedro Rodriguez, W “Unfiltered (Triangle of Sorrow)” Directed by Swedish Ruben Ostlund.
The winning film was chosen by a combination of audience and deputies votes, each representing 50% of the final result. The award platform has received nearly 45,000 ratings (on a scale of one to five stars) from European viewers and 360 ratings from MEPs.
Press conference and events related to the LUX Award
You can follow the press conference with the winner, Vice-President of the European Parliament Evelyn Regner (S&D, Austria), Honorary President of the LUX Audience Award and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the European Film Academy, Mike Downeyafter the ceremony a B C And EP Live.
Search for files Facebook Live with the winner at 7:45 p.m.