Monte-Carlo Festival: discover the complete prize list

On Tuesday June 21, 2022, the closing ceremony of the Monte-Carlo International Television Festival took place. The opportunity to discover the full prize list of the evening and the name of the series that won the most prizes!

After five days of festivities, the Monte-Carlo International Television Festival has closed its doors. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, during the closing ceremony, the British series The Touristwith Jamie Dornan, ex-star of the saga Fifty Shades of greycame out a big winner. This one, currently broadcast on France 2, won the prizes for the best series, the best original creation and the public prize. The six-episode series tells the story of a man with amnesia who someone wants dead. For 20 minutesThe Tourist creator Harry Williams explained: “We wanted to do something that was kind of an existential thriller. The central question at the heart of the series is ‘who am I?’

During this interview, the creator of the series said: “There are many conscious references. Steven Spielberg’s Duel, Coen Brothers movies, and more. We tried to merge all this in a coherent way! It’s hard to do something that I hope is a little emotional, a little exciting, and at the same time makes people laugh. If Fargo is so good, it’s because he manages to do thriller and comedy, and he does it in a tongue-in-cheek way. It was a big reference.While only one season has been produced at present, the series has been renewed for a second season. and Jamie Dornan has agreed to reprise his role!

Who are the winners?

The German movie Martha Lieberman received the award for best television film and allowed Thekla Carola Wied to receive the award for best actress. This story tells of the fate of the bourgeois widow of the famous painter Max Liebermann and the decisions she had to make during the Second World War. The prize for best actor was awarded to Ulrich Thomsen for his performance in Trom. Finally, the Special Jury Prize went to Trom and Erasmus in Gaza won the prize for best documentary.

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