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Film & Music Entertainment co-production “Lilet Never Happened” won Best Actress Award for Sandy Talag at Jaipur International Film Festival

// 20th of February, 2014

The Dutch film "Lilet Never Happened", the drama about a street girl who works as a child prostitute in Manila directed by Jacco Groen, received the award for Best Leading Actress at the Jaipur International Film Festival in India. Sandy Talag was eleven when she played the title role.

It is not the first price for the film: "Lilet Never Happened" won nine awards only last year in International Festivals. This is the first time that an Independent Dutch film wins ​​so many awards since "Zusje", released in 1995.

"Lilet Never Happened" has recently been released in the theatres in the Netherlands.

"Lilet Never Happened" has been screened at the following International Film Festivals:

  • Dutch Film Festival
  • Jaipur International Film Festival
  • International Film festival Warschau
  • International Film Festival India
  • Tallinn Black Nights Filmfestival
  • Kochi International Film Festival
  • Regio Fun Film Festival
  • Youth Film Festival Norway
  • Film Festival Czech Republic
  • Youth Film Festival Reykjavik Iceland
  • Film Festival Moscow
  • International Film Festival Zanzibar
  • Film festival Los Angeles
  • Youth Film Festival Copenhagen
  • Oacaxaca International Film Festival
  • Internationaal Filmfestival Manhattan
  • Internationaal Film Festival Cinekid
  • International Children's Film Festival India
  • International Filemon Filmfestival Brussel
  • Castellinaria International Film Festival
  • Auburn Film Festival
  • AOF Film Festival
  • Carrousel International du film Quebec

And it won the following awards:

  • Best Acress at Jaipur International Film Festival 2014
  • Best Youth Film at Copenhagen Buster Film Festiva 2013
  • Best Youth Film at Kristiansand Film Festival 2013
  • Best Cast Ensemble at International Film Festival Manhatten 2013
  • Best Director at International Film Festival Manhatten 2013
  • Best Actress at Oacaxaca International Film Festival 2013
  • Audience Award for Best Film at Auburn Film Festival 2013
  • Best Drama Script at AOF Film Festival 2013
  • Golden Aspi Award at Castellinaria International Film Festival 2013
  • Golden Castle Award at Castellinaria International Film Festival 2013

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