The 12 candidates for the Lola 2013 awarded by the public
- Members of the German public can vote for their favourite movie of the year from among the top 12 local productions in the ratings. An Honorary Lola for Herzog
To be held by the German Film Academy on April 26th, the ceremony for the German Film Lola-Awards 2013 will include the attribution of a prize awarded by the public to its favourite movie of the year. Until April 2nd, spectators can vote on line on the site of TV Spielfilm.
The candidates for the trophy are the top 12 German productions of the 2012 season. As last year witnessed the triumph of the French film The Intouchables (with almost 9 million admissions) and a series of American blockbusters, the German race is led by Türkisch für Anfänger [+see also:
film profile] by Bora Dagtekin (10th in the general rankings with 2.39 million admissions). This contender is competing for the prize against the coproduction Cloud Atlas [+see also:
film profile] by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski brothers, Famous Five [+see also:
film profile] by Mike Marzuk, Vampire Sisters [+see also:
film profile] by Wolfgang Groos, Hanni & Nanni 2 by Julia von Heinz, Mann tut was Mann kann [+see also:
film profile] by Marc Rothemund, Guardians [+see also:
film profile] by Til Schweiger, Russendisko [+see also:
film profile] by Oliver Ziegenbalg, Jesus liebt mich by Florian David Fitz, Measuring the World [+see also:
film profile] by Detlev Buck and Kokowääh 2 [+see also:
film profile] by Til Schweiger (launched, unlike its rivals, in 2013, on February 7th).
This year's Honorary Lola will be presented to Werner Herzog, as decided by a jury which notably included actress Iris Berben, President of the Academy, and filmmaker Dominik Graf.
(Translated from French)
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