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AWARDS Germany

Oh Boy, main winner of the Lolas

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- Jan Ole Gerster’s film crowned by six trophies at the annual ceremony of the German Film Awards, including the Golden Lola for Best Film

Oh Boy, main winner of the Lolas

If Oh Boy [+see also:
trailer
interview: Jan Ole Gerster
film profile
]
starts out very poorly for its main character, a young "man without qualities" who loses his girlfriend, driving license and means of payment all in one go and starts wandering the streets of Berlin until dawn, looking for a simple coffee, the film itself continues to seduce with its humour, absurdity and the ease with which we relate to the tragedy of the everyday events that it depicts. Its already successful career was crowned on Friday night at the Lolas – German Film Awards, with 6 trophies, including the Golden Lola for Best Film, awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay for Jan Ole Gerster (photo) and the Best Actor Award for Tom Schilling.

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The members of the German Film Academy also awarded a Silver Lola to Hannah Arendt [+see also:
trailer
interview: Margarethe von Trotta
film profile
]
by Margarethe von Trotta, which also won a Best Actress Award for Barbara Sukowa,and a Bronze Lola to Lore [+see also:
trailer
interview: Saskia Rosendahl
film profile
]
by Australian director Cate Shortland. Cloud Atlas [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
, by Tom Tykwer, Lana and Andy Wachowski, won five technical prizes. 

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(Translated from French)

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