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EFA 2013 nominations announcement at the Seville Film Festival
NOMINATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2013




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Berlin and Seville, 9 November 2013


At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 26th European Film Awards.

The more than 2,900 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 7 December in Berlin.

See the complete list of nominations here

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Leading the field is THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN , Felix van Groeningen’s moving Belgian love story between a tattoo shop owner and a banjo player with five nominations, including film, directing and screenplay, as well as two acting nominations for Veerle Baekens and Johan Heldenbergh.

It is followed by Paolo Sorrentino's opulent homage to Rome LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (The Great Beauty) with four nominations (film, directing and screenplay for Sorrentino, the latter shared with Umberto Contarello, as well as Toni Servillo as actor).
THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN
LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (The Great Beauty)

Four films have garnered three nominations each. Giuseppe Tornatore’s romantic thriller THE BEST OFFER is nominated for European Film and Tornatore as director and screenwriter; François Ozon’s French theatre adaptation DANS LA MAISON (In the House) , for which he received nominations as director and screenwriter (the third goes to actor Fabrice Luchini)
THE BEST OFFER
DANS LA MAISON (In the House)

Joe Wright’s British period drama ANNA KARENINA (two acting nominations for Keira Knightley and Jude Law, and a screenwriter nomination for Tom Stoppard) and the Berlin tragicomedy OH BOY! (for European Film and an actor nomination for Tom Schilling, as well as previously announenced for European Discovery).
ANNA KARENINA
OH BOY!

The remaining two films nominated for European Film are the Spanish silent fairy tale in black and white BLANCANIEVES by Pablo Berger (who is also nominated as best director) and the French romantic drama and Golden Palm winner LA VIE D’ADÈLE: CHAPITRES 1 & 2 (Adel: Chapters 1 & 2) by Abdellatif Kechiche (who is also nominated as best director).
BLANCANIEVES
LA VIE D´ADÈLE: CHAPITRES 1 & 2 (Adele: Chapter 1 & 2)

The new category European Comedy includes four nominated films: Pedro Almodóvar’s flight farce LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS (I’m So Excited!) from Spain and Susanne Bier’s romantic comedy DEN SKALDEDE FRISØR (Love Is All You Need) from Denmark (both are also competing for the People’s Choice Award)
LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS (I´m So Excited!)
DEN SKALDEDE FRISØR (Love Is All You Need)

as well as Riccardo Milani’s political satire BENVENUTO PRESIDENTE! (Welcome Mr. President!) from Italy and Vinko Brešan’s clerical tragicomedy SVECENIKOVA DJECA (The Priest’s Children) from Croatia/Serbia.
BENVENUTO PRESIDENTE! (Welcome Mr. President!)
SVECENIKOVA DJECA (The Priest´s Children)


The remaining nominations go to three actresses: Barabra Sukowa in Margarethe von Trotta’s German political drama HANNAH ARENDT , Naomi Watts in J.A. Bayona’s Spanish disaster movie LO IMPOSIBLE (The Impossible) about the tsunami in Thailand
HANNAH ARENDT
LO IMPOSIBLE (The Impossible)

and Luminita Gheorghiu in Calin Peter Netzer’s Romanian mother-son-drama POZITIA COPILULUI (Child’s Pose) .
POZITIA COPILULUI (Child´s Pose)


As previously announced, juries decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, composer and sound design. Check out the winners here

See the complete list of nominations here