Porumboiu Rules Romanian Gopo Awards
Director CORNELIU PORUMBOIU was the toast of the Romanian film industry on Monday (29Mar10) after his movie POLICE, ADJECTIVE scooped six top honours at the Gopo Awards.
The comedic drama, about a cop who decides not to take action against a youngster caught dealing drugs to his friends, took home the prizes for Best Film, Best Actor for Dragos Bucur and Best Director for Porumboiu.
Police, Adjective, which was a double winner at the Cannes Film Festival in France in 2009, also landed accolades for Best Scenario, Best Supporting Role for Vlad Ivanov and Best Photography.
Other winners at the ceremony in Bucharest included filmmaker Radu Milhaileanu's Le concert, which received awards for Best Costumes and Best Original Music, while Hilda Peter walked away with the Best Actress honour for her role in Katalin Varga.