After nearly ten days of activities, the eighth Abu Dhabi Film Festival ended in October 31, 2014. This film festival exhibited many excellent film works, industry insiders Gathered together to express their views.
As the official sponsor of the 8th Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre participated in it and presented tailor-made Reverso watches to the best actor and heroine in narrative films. The bespoke watch uses superb traditional hand engraving and lacquering, and is engraved with ‘Narrative Competition Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014’ (2014 Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Best Narrative Film).
In the end, Alexey Serebryakov won the best narrative film actor for his outstanding performance in the movie ‘Leviathan’. Marc de Panafieu, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Middle East brand director, presented him with a Reverso watch engraved with ‘Best Actor’. Leviathan is a Russian film that tells the story of the hero’s struggle with a corrupt government. The film was shortlisted for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival main competition and won the Best Screenplay Award. The best actress was won by actress Maria Bonnevie in ‘A Seconde Chance’ (directed by Susanne Bier).
“Jacques has been working closely with film festivals that pay tribute to film art and film artists for the last ten years,” said CEO Daniel Riedo. “Cinema is hailed as the“ seventh art ”and contains the same art and fine watchmaking as fine watchmaking. Technical value, Jaeger-LeCoultre always supports the protection and development of film heritage. ‘