Colombian thriller ‘Monos’ wins top prize at 2019 BFI London Film Festival

Published on Oct 12, 2019

Colombian thriller ‘Monos’ wins top prize at 2019 BFI London Film Festival

Alejandro Landes’ Colombian survival thriller Monos was presented with the best film award of the Official Competition at the BFI London Film Festival tonight (October 12).

The film is Colombia’s entry for the best international film at the Oscars, and has already won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury award at Sundance. Picturehouse acquired UK rights from Le Pacte for a release later this month.

Wash Westmoreland, the Official Competition jury president, said: “Monos is a stunning cinematic achievement; marrying dynamic visuals, faultless performances and groundbreaking storytelling. It’s a masterpiece!

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