History 38th festival

July 4 - 12, 2003

Harvey Keitel

Morgan Freeman: The 38th festival was honoured by the attendance of charismatic actor Morgan Freeman, who received a Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema.

Awards

Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Facing Window / La finestra di fronte
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
Italy, UK, Turkey, Portugal 2003

Special Jury Prize
Babusya / Babusja
Director: Lidija Bobrovová
Russia, France 2003

Best Director
Ferzan Ozpetek
for the film Facing Window / La finestra di fronte
Italy, UK, Turkey, Portugal 2003

Best Actress
Sylvie Testud
for the film Fear and Trembling / Stupeur et tremblements
France, Japan 2003
ex aequo
Giovanna Mezzogiorno
for the film Facing Window / La finestra di fronte
Italy, UK, Turkey, Portugal 2003

Best Actor
Björn Kjellman
for the film Old, New, Borrowed and Blue / Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Denmark 2002

You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.

Poster 2003

Statistics

Total accredited visitors: 10 480, of which:

  • Festival Passes 7 010
  • film industry professionals 420
  • journalists 612
  • tickets sold 122 440
  • screenings 476

Of the 304films presented at the festival there were 18 world premieres, 21 international and 2 European premieres.

Stephen Frears a Jiří Menzel

Stephen Frears and Jiří Menzel: Crystal Globes for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema were awarded for the lifetime achievements of Jiří Menzel and Stephen Frears.

The Grand Jury

  • Rock Demers, jury president
  • Buddhadeb Dasgupta
  • Aňa Geislerová
  • Baltasar Kormákur
  • Felice Laudadio
  • Sunmin Park
  • Branko Šömen
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