The Tourist Wins Best Series at the Monte Carlo Television Festival

The “tourist” with the lead role Jamie Dornanwon best series on Tuesday at the Golden Nymphs Awards presented at the end of the 61st Monte Carlo Television Festival.

The show, created and written by Harry and Jack Williams, is a British thriller with comedy moments focused on the theme of identity. He was also awarded the Best Creation Award and the BetaSeries Public Award.

Germany’s Martha Lieberman, a Nazi-era German-Jewish drama in Berlin that defended her values ​​while risking her life, won Best Television, and Tekla Carola Vid, who plays the protagonist, won Best Actress.

Ulrich Thomsen, the lead role in the Scandinavian crime drama Trom, won Best Actor. The show also received a special jury award.

The award for best news program went to the British film Navalny, The Man Putin Could Not Kill, and to the best documentary to the Spanish film Erasmus in Gaza.

The co-production of France, Syria “Syria, Women at War” was awarded a special prize by the jury in the News and Documentaries section.

The special award of Prince Rainier III was given to “Les éclaireurs de l’eau” from France.

The winners received their awards at a ceremony in the presence of Prince Albert II, honorary president of the festival. In his speech, Prince Albert II commented: “Excellence determines the quality and creativity of the global content demonstrated in the competition, whether in the genres of fiction or news and documentaries.”

Six world premieres, one international, one European and four French, were screened in five days.

Laurent Poons, CEO of the festival, said: “As our festival is now the leading one of its kind in Europe, our competition continues to grow. This year the level of the official selection was extremely high with many world premieres. I know that both groups of juries found it really challenging to make their final selection. ”

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