Emmett Scanlan wins at European Independent Film Festival

Irish actor Emmett J. Scanlan has won Best Actor at the European Independent Film Festival for the title role in Terry McMahon’s Charlie Casanova.

Charlie Casanova premiered at SouthBy Southwest® earlier this year, and tells the story of a sociopathic member of the ruling class who kills a working class girl in a hit and run, using playing cards to determine his fate.

European Independent Film Festival – whose goal is the discovery, promotion and projection of the best of independent filmmaking talent from around the world – took place 1–3 April 2011 in Paris.

For more details visit www.ecufilmfestival.com or to read a Q&A with the film’s director, click here.


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