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2008 Awards

153 holders of SIFF passes (full series, platinum, press and staff) rated every SIFF film they saw, averaging 70 films each.

The Most Liked films (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

Most Liked Rating
Cherry Blossoms - Hanami  3.08
The Edge of Heaven  2.88
Time to Die  2.71
Bliss  2.67
Frozen River  2.63
Love and Honor  2.53
Captain Abu Raed  2.52
The Unknown Woman  2.42
SECRET #1  2.35
Ben X  2.32

The Top Documentaries (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

Top Documentaries Rating
Casting a Glance  3.33
Saving Luna  2.42
Stranded: I've Come From a Plane that Crashed on the Mountains  2.34
The Wrecking Crew  2.22

The Top Archival Presentations (those with the highest weighted average vote) are:

Top Archival Presentations Rating
Romeo and Juliet   2.73
Alexander Nevsky  2.60
Sunrise  2.47
The Young Master  1.65

The Special Category Award Winners are:

Category
           Person and/or Film
Best Director Fatih Atkin for "Edge Of Heaven"
Best Script Fatih Atkin for "Edge Of Heaven"
Best Cinematographer Colin Watkinson for "The Fall"
Best Music "Sita Sings The Blues"
Best Actor Peter Mulan in "Boy A"
Best Actress Danuta Szaflarska in "Time To Die"
Best Guilty Pleasure "Mirageman"


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