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Geffen and Keret win 2 awards at Cannes

May. 26th, 2007 | 11:10 am

The movie Meduzot ( מדוזות / Les Méduses / Jellyfish) has won the following awards:

  • SACD Award
  • Young Critics Award
Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen shooting ''jellyfish''
Keret and Geffen Shooting "Jellyfish" [high resolution]

Hollywood reporter:
French authors' rights group the SACD, meanwhile, gave their prize for best director to Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen for their Israeli-French co-production "Jellyfish." Keret and Geffen were chosen by an elite jury composed of Bertrand Van Effenterre, Laurent Heynemann, Bertrand Tavernier and Claude Miller.

"Jellyfish" also proved a favorite among French youth, as the film picked up TV5Monde's "(Very) Young Critic Award" for best film. 36 students voted on the prize, which awards €4,500 ($6,052) to the winner for advertising and film promotion.

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