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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2014

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Ida tops European Film Awards nominations

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- Pawel Pawlikowski’s film vies for five awards; Andrei Zvyagintsev's Leviathan follows with four nominations

Ida tops European Film Awards nominations
Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski

The EFA has announced the nominees for the European Film Awards in a ceremony held at the Seville European Film Festival. Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski's festival hit Ida [+see also:
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interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
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]
tops the list of candidates with no less than five nominations, including Best Film, Director and Screenplay, as well as two acting nominations for leads Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska.

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Russian filmmaker Andrei Zvyagintsev's Leviathan [+see also:
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 follows closely, with four nominations: Best Film, Director and Screenplay, as well as Best Actor, for Aleksei Serebryakov. Three other films have all garnered three nominations: Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac [+see also:
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interview: Louise Vesth
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]
Director's Cut Volume I & II (Best Film, Best Actress for Charlotte Gainsbourg and Best Actor for Stellan Skarsgard), Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Palme d'Or winner Winter Sleep [+see also:
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interview: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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 (Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay) and Steven Knight's Locke [+see also:
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(Best Director, Best Screenwriter and Best Actor for Tom Hardy). Ruben Östlund's Force Majeure [+see also:
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interview: Ruben Östlund
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, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne's Two Days, One Night [+see also:
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interview: Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne
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 and Paolo Virzì's Human Capital [+see also:
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interview: Paolo Virzì
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 vie for two awards each. The nominees join those movies that had already been unveiled in the categories of Best European Documentary, Best European Animated Film and the European Discovery Award.

Finally, the Academy has also announced the winners of the technical European Film Awards (in the categories of cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, composer and sound design), in advance.

Here is the complete list of nominees, and technical prize winners: 

EUROPEAN FILM
Force Majeure
Ida
Leviathan
Nymphomaniac Director's Cut Volume I & II
Winter Sleep

EUROPEAN COMEDY
Carmina y amén [+see also:
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, by Paco León
Le weekend [+see also:
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trailer
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, by Roger Michell
The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Pierfrancesco Diliberto
festival scope
film profile
]
, by Pierfrancesco Diliberto 

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, for Winter Sleep
Steven Knight, for Locke
Ruben Östlund, for Force Majeure
Pawel Pawlikowski, for Ida
Paolo Virzì, for Human Capital
Andrei Zvyagintsev, for Leviathan

EUROPEAN ACTRESS
Marián Álvarez, for Wounded [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Fernando Franco
festival scope
film profile
]

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, for Human Capital
Marion Cotillard, for Two Days, One Night
Charlotte Gainsbourg, for Nymphomaniac
Agata Kulesza, for Ida
Agata Trzebuchowska, for Ida

EUROPEAN ACTOR
Brendan Gleeson, for Calvary [+see also:
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interview: John Michael McDonagh
film profile
]

Tom Hardy, for Locke
Aleksei Serebryakov, for Leviathan
Stellan Skarsgard, for Nymphomaniac
Timothy Spall, for Mr Turner [+see also:
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interview: Mike Leigh
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]

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER
Ebru Ceylan & Nuri Bilge Ceylan, for Winter Sleep
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, for Two Days, One Night
Steven Knight, for Locke
Oleg Negin & Andrei Zvyagintsev, for Leviathan
Pawel Pawlikowski & Rebecca Lenkiewicz, for Ida

EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER
Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski, for Ida

EUROPEAN EDITING
Justine Wright, for Locke

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Claus-Rudolf Amler, for The Dark Valley [+see also:
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EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGNER
Natascha Curtius-Noss, for The Dark Valley

EUROPEAN MUSIC COMPOSER
Mica Levi, for Under The Skin [+see also:
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interview: Jonathan Glazer
film profile
]

EUROPEAN SOUND DESIGNER
Joakim Sundström, for Starred Up [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: David Mackenzie
film profile
]

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – FIPRESCI PRIZE
10,000 Km (Long Distance) [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Carlos Marques-Marcet
film profile
]
by Carlos Marques-Marcet
'71 [+see also:
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Yann Demange
film profile
]
by Yann Demange
Party Girl [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire B…
film profile
]
by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis
The Tribe [+see also:
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]
by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Wounded by Fernando Franco

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY
Just the Right Amount of Violence by Jon Bang Carlsen
Master of the Universe [+see also:
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]
by Marc Bauder
Of Men and War [+see also:
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]
by Laurent Bécue-Renard
Sacro GRA [+see also:
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trailer
film focus
interview: Gianfranco Rosi
festival scope
film profile
]
by Gianfranco Rosi
Waiting for August by Teodora Ana Mihai
We Come as Friends [+see also:
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]
by Hubert Sauper   

EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Jack and The Cuckoo Clock Heart [+see also:
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]
 by Mathias Malzieu and Stéphane Berla
Minuscule – Valley of the Lost Ants [+see also:
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]
 by Thomas Szabo and Helene Giraud
The Art of Happiness [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alessandro Rak
film profile
]
 by Alessandro Rak

The awards ceremony will take place in Riga on 13 December.

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