Dénes Nagy was the winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director for his debut film Természetes fény (Natural Light), and the Silver Bear for Best Supporting Performance went to Lilla Kizlinger in Rengeteg – Mindenhol látlak (Forest — I See You Everywhere) by Bence Fliegauf.
Dénes Nagy is the first Hungarian director in the history of the Berlinale who won this prestigious award with a debut film. The 103-minute piece is based on Pál Zavada’s novel set during World War II.
At the Berlinale this year, only two acting prizes were awarded for Best Leading Performance and Best Supporting Performance, respectively. One of them went to Lilla Kizlinger for her supporting role in Rengeteg – Mindenhol látlak directed by Fliegauf Bence. The 20-year-old girl, playing a teenaged girl blaming her father for her mother’s death, is currently majoring in film directing. This is her debut film as an actress.