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Brazilian Film Grand Prize


The Brazilian Film Grand Prize (also known as the Grand Othello Prize) is the most important film prize in Brazil, awarded annually by the Brazilian Film Academy since 2002, with the purpose of rewarding the best films and honoring excellence of the best professionals in each specialty of the Brazilian film industry.

 

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Complete List of the Gotham Awards (2007 to 2020)

 

 

History of the Brazilian Film Grand Prize


With the creation of the Brazilian Film Academy, founded on May 20, 2002, the Brazilian Film Grand Prize was established to contribute to the discussion, promotion, and strengthening of Brazilian cinema. Today it has more than 200 members.

 

The first edition of the award was held on September 12, 2002 at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro. The winner of the first edition was the film "Bicho de Sete Cabeças" by director Laís Bodansky, which won seven awards.

 

The statuette of the Brazilian Film Grand Prize


Since 2015, the trophy consists of a gold-plated miniature of a knight holding a sword on a pedestal, in honor of the Brazilian actor Grande Otelo, designed by the painter Ziraldo Alves Pinto and carved by the sculptor Altair Souza.

 

Previously, the trophy had an abstract figure: a black ball on a half-open support.

 

Statistics of the Brazilian Film Grand Prize


Below we present updated reports and statistics of the Brazilian Film Grand Prize, taking into account the editions made from the year 2007 to 2020.

 

What are the films that have won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most?


The films that have won the most the Brazilian Film Grand Prize, between 2007 and 2020 are: The Clown (12 awards), Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (9 awards) and Elite Squad (9 awards).. Here are the 10 films that have won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most:

 

Movie Awards  
The Clown 12
Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within 9
Elite Squad 9
Bingo: The King of the Mornings 8
Elis 8
A Wolf at the Door 7
Brazilian Western 7
Bacurau 6
Loveling 6
The Great Mystical Circus 6


Which director has won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most?


The directors who have won the Brazilian Cinema Grand Prize for Best Director the most times between 2007 and 2020 are: Anna Muylaert (2 awards), Kleber Mendonça Filho (2 awards) and José Padilha (2 awards).

 

Director Awards  
Anna Muylaert 2
Kleber Mendonça Filho 2
José Padilha 2
Selton Mello 1
Bruno Barreto 1
Gustavo Pizzi 1
Breno Silveira 1
Juliano Dornelles 1
Fernando Coimbra 1
Laís Bodanzky 1

 

Which actor has won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most?


The actors who have won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most times between 2007 and 2020 are: Wagner Moura (3 awards), Selton Mello (2 awards) and Babu Santana (2 awards).

 

Actor Awards  
Wagner Moura 3
Selton Mello 2
Babu Santana 2
Tony Ramos 2
Fabrício Boliveira 2
Matheus Nachtergaele 1
Marco Ricca 1
Paulo José 1
Júlio Andrade 1
João Miguel 1

 

Which actress has won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most?


The actresses that have won the Brazilian Film Grand Prize the most times between 2007 and 2020 are: Leandra Leal (3 awards), Glória Pires (2 awards) and Alice Braga (1 awards).

 

Actress Awards  
Leandra Leal 3
Glória Pires 2
Alice Braga 1
Fernanda Montenegro 1
Júlia Lemmertz 1
Dira Paes 1
Karine Teles 1
Camila Márdila 1
Maria Ribeiro 1
Sandra Corveloni 1

 

Which countries have won the most the Brazilian Film Grand Prize for Best Foreign Film?

 

Country Awards  
United States 6
France 2
Argentina 2
South Korea 1
Chile 1
Spain 1
Germany 1

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