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von Trier courts Denmark's Bodils with six nominations for Melancholia

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von Trier courts Denmark's Bodils with six nominations for Melancholia

Danish director Lars von Trier, whose Melancholia [+see also:
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interview: Lars von Trier
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]
scooped three European Film Awards, including Best European Film, received six nominations for the Danish Bodil Awards, which The Danish Film Critics will present for the 65th time on March 2 at Copenhagen's Bremen Theatre, it was announced on January 5.

Considered in the Best Film Category, Melancholia was fought all the way by Pernille Fischer Christensen's A Family [+see also:
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- winner of the Berlinale's FIPRESCI prize - which came in second with five nominations. Ole Christian Madsen's Superclasico [+see also:
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and Martin P. Zandvliet's A Funny Man [+see also:
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both collected three.

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The four films are also the main competitors for the Danish Film Academy's Robert awards, which will be announced on February 5 - here, A Family leads with 16 nominations, against A Funny Man's 14, Melancholia's 13 and Superclásico's 10.

For the first time, five documentaries have been selected: "The Bodil committee wanted to acknowledge the large number of Danish quality documentaries which was released last year," explained Have Kommunikation Project Manager Kristina ZR Sindberg.

Melancholia was Saturday (January 7) named Best Feature by the National Society of Film Critics, the US association of 58 reviewers for leading newspapers and magazines including Time, Newsweek and The New Yorker. The film’s Kirsten Dunst took her third kudo for Best Actress after winning at Cannes and the European Film Awards.

Full list of nominations:

Best Film
Rebounce [+see also:
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- Heidi Maria Faisst
Producers: Meta Louise Foldager, Jonas Bagger
Melancholia - Lars von Trier
Producers: Meta Louise Foldager, Louise Vesth
Superclásico - Ole Christian Madsen
Producers: Lars Bredo Rahbek, Signe Leick Jensen
A Family - Pernille Fischer Christensen
Producers: Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Vinca Wiedemann,
A Funny Man - Martin P. Zandvliet
Producer: Mikael Chr Rieks

Best Actress
Lene Maria Christensen - A Family
Frederikke Dahl Hansen - Rebounce
Kirsten Dunst - Melancholia
Emma Sehested Høeg - Love Is In The Air [+see also:
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Best Actor
Jesper Christensen - A Family
Nikolaj Lie Kaas - A Funny Man)
Anders W. Berthelsen - Superclásico

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Louise Hassing - A Family
Paprika Steen - Superclássico
Anne Sofie Espersen - Rebounce
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Melancholia
Charlotte Rampling - Melancholia

Best Supporting Actor
Pilou Asbæk - A Family
Lars Ranthe - A Funny Man
David Dencik - Room 304 [+see also:
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)
Kiefer Sutherland - Melancholia
John Hurt - Melancholia

Best Documentary
1/2 Revolution - Omar Shargawi and Karim El Hakim
The Will - Christian Sønderby Jepsen
The President - Christoffer Guldbrandsen
The Ambassador - Mads Brügger
Svend - Anne Regitze Wivel

Best US Film
Drive - Nicolas Winding Refn
Winter's Bone - Debra Granik
Black Swan - Darren Aronofsky
True Grit - Ethan and Joel Coen
The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick

Best Non-US Film
Of Gods and Men [+see also:
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interview: Xavier Beauvois
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]
- Xavier Beavois
Oslo, August 31st [+see also:
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interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
- Joachim Trier
A Separation - Asghar Farhadi
The King's Speech [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Tom Hooper
film profile
]
- Tom Hooper
Another Year [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Mike Leigh
film profile
]
- Mike Leigh

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