Tuli wins Berlin Film Festival’s Top PrizePosted on March 19th, 2007 under Entertainment Success
Desiree del Valle in a scene from ‘Tuli’
Another milestone for Filipino filmmakers in the international cinema scene, as Auraeus Solito’s film Tuli won the Berlin Film Festival’s Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) festival award.
The following text from the Berlin Film Festival site praises the talent of director and the theme of the film. “Auraeus Solito has yet again impressed with his sensitive portrayal of sole and pertinent aspect of indigenous Filipino culture. The film may have faced problems of funding and censorship. But what comes through clearly, is Solito’s ability in handling bold subjects. Tuli is a lyrical weave of a story well told, beautiful images and very good acting. The choice of locations, and the music too, deserve a special mention.”
Tuli shared the award with Momoi Kaori’s Ichijiku no kao (Faces of a Fig Tree). Auraeus Solito directed Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros), winner of 14 international film awards, including 3 awards at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2006. More festival winners.