The 59th Monte Carlo Film Festival was completed yesterday with the traditional Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony, an annual trophy ceremony that awards the year’s best small-screen productions. A panel that includes long fiction programs, drama series, and comedies, as well as news programs, and for special prizes.

The 59th edition is a wrap! After five days of screenings, interviews, dedication sessions, and conferences, the Monte-Carlo Television Festival has closed out in prestigious style with awards given to the winners. A five-star gathering that will have had the pleasure of celebrating Michael Douglas, who came to receive the Crystal Nymph for his career achievements.

The evening will have unveiled the winners of the Golden Nymphs 2019. The fiction jury led by Ricky Whittle chose to award “Escape At Dannemora,” which receives the Golden Nymph for the Best Long Program of Fiction and that of the Best Actress for Patricia Arquette. A big winner in the Comedy category, Israel’s “On The Spectrum” performs flawlessly with the Golden Nymph of the Best TV Series, complemented by the Best Actress and Best Actor for its main actors. Winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, British actor Richard Madden’s Bodyguard series has been rewarded once again with the Nymph of the Best Actor in a drama series. The lethal weapon and The Good Doctor win the International TV Audience Awards.

 The complete list of winners can be found below:

Golden Nymphs 2019 winners
Crystal Nymph: Michael Douglas

LONG FICTION PROGRAM

Best Long Fiction Program: Escape At Dannemora
Best Actress: Patricia Arquette for Escape At Dannemora
Best Actor: Gregory Montel for The Thirsty Life

NEWS

Best Documentary: Dollar Heroes
Jury Prize: The “Rule Of Law” In China
Best TV News Report: Item Khashoggi Body Double CNN
Best Live Report: Good Morning Britain ITV Studio

TV SERIES – COMEDY

Best TV Series: On The Spectrum
Best Actress: Naomi Levov for On The Spectrum
Best Actor: Niv Majar for On The Spectrum

TV SERIES – DRAMA

Best TV Series: My Brilliant Friend
Best Actress: Vicky Krieps for Das Boot Germany
Best Actor: Richard Madden for Bodyguard

INTERNATIONAL TV HEARING AWARD

Best Series: The Good Doctor
Best Crime TV Series: The Fatal Weapon
Best Telenovelas – Soap Opera: From your heart to mine

SPECIAL PRIZES

Prince Rainier III Special Prize: Drowning in Plastic Raw TV United Kingdom
AMADE Award: Yemen: Children and War
International Committee of the Red Cross Prize: Yemen: Children and War
SIGNIS Award: Fremder feind
Monegasque Red Cross Prize: Care
PeaceJam Award: The price of free

*Article originally published on the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.