ROME (AP) - The Rome Film Festival has given its top award to a
Belgian black comedy about suicide.
Organizers said Friday evening that Olias Barco's "Kill Me
Please," shot in black and white, took the Marc'Aurelio prize for
The Grand Jury Prize went to "In a Better World," chosen last
month by Denmark as its entry in the foreign-language film category
at the next Academy Awards.
Susanne Bier's movie is about a doctor who returns to a small Danish town after working in a camp for refugees in Sudan.
Best actor honors went to Italy's Toni Servillo, of "Gomorrah"
fame, for "Una Vita Tranquilla."
The entire female cast of Mexican film "Las Buenas Hierbas"
won the best actress honors.
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