Wednesday, 12 April 2017
18. European Film Festival, Lecce, Italy
Award for Best Screenplay to Rajko Grlić and Ante Tomic for The Constitution (Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, 2016) Rajko Grlić, for the following reason, "a wonderful example of a complex story that plays with various kinds of prejudices. A heavy topic that becomes accessible through irony and light tones."
SNGCI Award (National Union of Italian Film Journalists) assigned by the members of the Syndicate and President Laura Delli Colli to the best actress / European Actor was awarded to Nebojš Glogovac for The Constitution Rajko Grlić with the following motivation: "One of the best film actors Croatian in this film, thanks to its interpretation, explicitly speaks of homosexuality marginalization and violence against minorities. Under the disguises of the night his character reveals the strength of an unexpected solidarity, which exceeds a -without retorica- also ethnic conflict that still speaks, besides the Constitution, of rancor and contempt for each option 'different'. "
The Audience Award goes to Rajko Grlic’s The Constitution.