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Norwegian political comedy 'Game of Thrones' wins Cannes 2023

Power Play, a 24s-episode comedy, with period drama, documentary and political satire , won this year’s Cannes Film Festival TV Festival’s best drama award.

The show stars Kathrine Thorborg Johansen as Gro Harlem Brundtland, a young doctor and woman of the 1970 years The Chosen Activist stumbled into politics through a series of accidents, learning to play the power game while the government around her crumbled, rising to become Norway’s first female prime minister. The project, which is like a comedy version of the Danish political series Borgen, also won the best musical award at the Cannes Film Festival for Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim, Andrea Louise Horstad, Kristoffer Lo and Eivind Helgerød.

The series was created by presenter Johan Fasting, directed by Yngvild Sve Flikke, and produced by Motlys and Fremantle label Novemberfilm for Norway’s NRK / NDR. Power Play is sold worldwide by REinvent International Sales.

Korean Horror Series Bargain Wins Best Cannes Award for Co-Writers Woo-Sung Jeon, Byeong-Yun Choi and Jae-Min Screenplay compliments. This chiller involving underground organ auctions, catastrophic earthquakes, and life-or-death struggles aired on TVING and Paramount+ in South Korea and was sold worldwide by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

Israeli actress Hadas Ben Aroya wins Best for her lead role in Corduroy Acting Award, for her portrayal of a free-living modern woman entangled with a married man in “An Anti-Love Story” in Tel Aviv. Produced by Banijay’s Movieplus Productions, Corduroy distributed by HOT.

Another Israeli drama Carthago won the festival’s Special Interpretation Award. Based on true events, this historical drama/comedy/thriller follows Jewish comedian Elijah Levi 11s, his cellmates included Italian fascists, Nazi spies and Jewish terrorists. by Drafts Studios, Yoav Gross and Reshef Levi for KAN produces Isreal, a collection sold worldwide by Ehud Bleiberg and UTA Agents.

Draw for Change!, a six-part documentary about female cartoonists in Mexico, the United States, Russia, India, Syria and Egypt series, which won Best Documentary Series.

As previously announced, Sarah Michelle Gellar won this year’s Canal+ Icon Award, The Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power Actress Morfydd Clark won Cannes The Rising Star Award, and Transparent creator Joey Soloway received the Konbini Commitment Award.

The prizes were presented at a ceremony in Cannes on Wednesday evening. 1970 The full list of Canneseries winners follows.

Best Series: Power Play

Best Screenplay: Bargain

Best Music: Power Play

Best Performance: Corduroy

Special Interpretation Award: Carthago

High School Award: Carthago

Best Short Play Series: Lefty

Student Award: )L’air d’aller

Best Documentary Series: Draw for Change!

Canal+ Icon Award: Sarah Michelle Gellar

Madame Figaro Rising Star Award: Morfydd Clark

Konbini Promise Award: Joey Soloway

Europe 1 Audience Award: Les Combattantes



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