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GOLDEN GLOBES 2010 Europe

Almodóvar, Tornatore, Audiard, Haneke in the running

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Almodóvar, Tornatore, Audiard, Haneke in the running

There are many European names and titles among the Golden Globes nominations of the foreign press in Hollywood, announced yesterday. Vying for Best Foreign Language Film are Italy’s Baarìa [+see also:
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by Giuseppe Tornatore, Spain’s Broken Embraces [+see also:
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interview: Pedro Almodóvar
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by Pedro Almodóvar, French title The Prophet [+see also:
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interview: Jacques Audiard
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by Jacques Audiard and Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon [+see also:
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, fresh off its victory at the European Film Awards.

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The Best Film nominees includes the European co-production Inglourious Basterds [+see also:
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by Quentin Tarantino (also nominated for Best Director and Best Screenplay), while the Best Comedy or Musical category includes US/German co-production The Hangover by Todd Phillips and Rob Marshall’s Nine, co-produced by Italy’s Cattleya. Marion Cotillard was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for her turn in the latter film.

Of the five Best Actress - Drama nominees, three are British: Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria [+see also:
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), Helen Mirren (The Last Station [+see also:
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) and Carey Mulligan (An Education [+see also:
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). English actor Colin Firth is also in the running, for his performance in A Single Man.

Viennese actor Christoph Waltz has a good chance of winning Best Supporting Actor for Inglourious Basterds [+see also:
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and Penélope Cruz has been nominated for her performance in Nine.

The UK co-produced Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox [+see also:
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, nominated in the animation section, while Bono and Sir Paul McCartney could be winners for the songs they wrote for the films Brothers and Everybody's Fine, respectively.

The Golden Globes, which often influence the Oscar nominations, will be awarded January 17. To see all the nominations, visit the official site.

(Translated from Italian)

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