Berlinale Best Director award goes to Latvian co-production

Latvian co-production “Natural Light” has received the Silver Bear for Best Director at the prestigious Berlinale film festival, the festival said on Twitter March 5.

“Natural Light” was directed by Hungarian Dénes Nagy.

The Silver Bear for Best Director goes to Dénes Nagy for “Natural Light” (Természetes fény).  #Berlinale   Watch the official trailer here:   — Berlinale (@berlinale)  March 5, 2021  

The film is a co-production of Hungary, Latvia, France, Belgium, and Germany. It was shot in 2019 in Latvia.

“Natural Light” is Dénes Nagy’s debut in full-motion feature films.

The  Berlin International Film Festival   is one of the largest public film festivals in the world, attracting tens of thousands of visitors from around the globe each year. Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, in 2021 the Berlinale developed a new online festival format for its 71st edition.


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