Director Brady Corbet was honoured with the TAP Revelation Award for Best Director for The Childhood Of A Leader at the Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival.
The TAP Revelation Award distinguishes the film, director or actor that the official selection jury considers to have stood out as a revelation. This year, the jury has given the TAP Revelation Award to a director, Brady Corbet, for his film The Childhood of a Leader. This film, which premiered at the LEFFEST, is a terrifying fable about the rise of fascism in the 20th Century. The cast includes Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin and Liam Cunningham. Brady Corbet, best known for his work as an actor (Thirteen, Mysterious Skin, Thunderbirds, Funny Games), directed his first feature with The Childhood of a Leader. This film has already won the Best Debut Film and Best Director awards at the 72nd Venice Film festival.