Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival which took place from 2 to 10 July 2010 presented audiences with a wide selection of the best new European cinema, including four co-productions supported by Eurimages:
- in official competition: 3 Seasons in Hell by TomŠš MašŪn (CZ, DE, SK) and Just between us by Rajko Grlić (HR, SI, RS) and - in the competition "East of the West": Aurora by Cristi Puiu (RO, FR, DE, CH) – selected at the last Cannes Festival - and The Temptation of St. Tony by Veiko ’unpuu (EE, SE, FIN) – in competition at Sundance -.
The award for Best Director went to Rajko Grlić for his bittersweet film Just Between us, starring Miki Manojlović as an aging Lothario. Just Between Us also received the Europa Cinemas Label and will receive promotional support and be screened at cinemas in the Europa Cinemas network.
In the festival's East of the West competition Cristi Puiu's Aurora won the top prize, with Special Mention going to Veiko ’unpuu's The Temptation of St. Tony.