Goodbye, Lenin! up for 6 Lolas
- Becker’s blockbuster scores 6 nominations with 3 apiece for Elefantenherz and Pigs Will Fly while Daldry's The Hours wins best foreign film. The winners on 6 June in Berlin
As the German film industry waits with baited breath to see how Good Bye Lenin! [+see also:
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Goodbye, Lenin! also swept the boards at the Lola nominations, the German film industry’s top award, with six nominations for best film, director, actor (Daniel Bruehl), actress (Kathrin Sass), supporting actor (Florian Lukas) and supporting actress (Maria Simon).
Elefantenherz by Zueli Aladag and Pigs Will Fly by Eoin Moore got three Lola nominations each. Germany’s minister for culture, Christina Weiss, has already rewarded the films that were nominated in the best film, best children’s film and best documentary categories with a total of Euros1.95m.
The Lolas will be presented in Berlin on 6 June and the best foreign film award will go to Stephen Daldry’s The Hours.
BEST CHILDREN’S FILM
Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer
Rivers And Tides
Soldatenglueck Und Gottes Segen
Hannelore Elsner (Mein Letzter Film)
Sophie Rogall (Fickende Fische)
Kathrin Sass (Goodbye, Lenin!)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Corinna Harfouch (Bibi Blocksberg)
Maria Simon (Good Bye, Lenin! and Lichter),
Laura Tonke (Baader and Pigs Will Fly)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Florian Lukas (Goodbye, Lenin!)
Devid Striesow (Lichter)
Manfred Zapatka (Elefantenherz)
Wolfgang Becker (Goodbye, Lenin!)
Hans-Christian Schmid (Lichter)
Tomy Wigand (Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer)
(Translated from Italian)