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AWARDS Germany

Bavarian Film Awards announced

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At the 31st Pierrot – or Bavarian Film Awards – ceremony, top honours went to producers Peter Herrmann (for Sherry Horman’s Desert Flower [+see also:
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) and Dietmar Güntsche and Wolfgang Behr (for Wolfgang Panzer’s Der Große Kater).

Juraj Herz picked up Best Director for Habermann [+see also:
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, which also earned the Best Actor Pierrot for Mark Waschke.

Meanwhile, Simon Verhoeven won Best Screenplay for his script to Men In the City, which garnered over 2m admissions last year.

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Barbara Sukowa was awarded Best Actress for Margarethe von Trotta’s latest film, Vision [+see also:
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.

In the Best Newcomer category, accolades went to director Benjamin Heisenberg (for The Robber [+see also:
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), actress Katharina Schüttler (for The Day Will Come [+see also:
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) and actor Friedrich Mücke (for Friendship!, which hit screens last week).

The Honorary Award was presented to director Joseph Vilsmaier (whose film Nanga Parbat has also just been released).

There was double triumph for Lars Büchel’s Lippel’s Dream (Best Cinematography and Best Score) and Michael "Bully" Herbig’s Vicky the Viking [+see also:
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(Best Family Film and Audience Award).

Finally, Best Documentary was handed to Petra Seeger for In Search of Memory.

(Translated from French)

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