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Hungarian film 'On Body and Soul' wins Golden Bear in Berlin

Associated Press logo Associated Press 2/18/2017
Hungarian author and director Ildik' Enyedi, 'On Body and Soul' poses for photographers after winning the Golden Bear for Best Film at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta Pedersen/Pool Photo via AP) © The Associated Press Hungarian author and director Ildik' Enyedi, 'On Body and Soul' poses for photographers after winning the Golden Bear for Best Film at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta Pedersen/Pool Photo via AP)

BERLIN (AP) — A Hungarian love story about two slaughterhouse workers who connect in shared dreams has won the top Golden Bear award at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

Finnish director Aki Kaurism'ki poses for photographers after receiving the Silver Bear for Best Director for 'The Other Side of Hope' at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta Pedersen/Pool Photo via AP) © The Associated Press Finnish director Aki Kaurism'ki poses for photographers after receiving the Silver Bear for Best Director for 'The Other Side of Hope' at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta Pedersen/Pool Photo via AP)

"On Body and Soul" by writer-director Ildiko Enyedi contrasts the harsh reality of the abattoir with the magical world of slumber.

Actress Kim Minhee poses for photographers with the Silver Bear Best Actress Award for 'On The Beach at Night Alone' during the award ceremony at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) © The Associated Press Actress Kim Minhee poses for photographers with the Silver Bear Best Actress Award for 'On The Beach at Night Alone' during the award ceremony at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

The film on Saturday beat hot favorite "The Other Side of Hope," a comedy about refugees in Finland, which earned Aki Kaurismaki a Silver Bear for best director.

The jury award went to "Felicite," a film by French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis about a singer in a Congolese night club.

South Korea's Kim Min-hee received the best actress award for her role in "On the Beach at Night Alone," while Austria's Georg Friedrich was named best actor for "Bright Nights."

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