The Norwegian Film Institute (NFI) has a complete list of the winners. Best Actress was awarded to Ingrid Bolsø Berdal for the thriller Cold Prey (trailers; official site), Raouf Saraj won Best Actor prize for Kurdish love story Winterland (NFI info page) and Henrik Mestad received the nod for Best Supporting Role for Sons, "an intense semi-thriller" about "a young man's quest to expose a pedophile," according to Variety's postive review. Veteran actor Mestad plays the accused pedophile.
The Departed won the Best Foreign Feature Award over fellow nominees Babel and La Vie en Rose. Lauren Bacall was in attendance to receive an honorary award. The Amanda awards ceremony was the kick-off event for the 35th edition of the Norwegian International Film Festival, held in Haugesund. This year's festival will screen 80-90 features, focusing on European and Nordic titles, and runs through August 24.