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AWARDS WATCH | With "Gomorrah" and "Il Divo," Italy In Spotlight at 21st European Film Award Nominat

By Eugene Hernandez | Indiewire November 8, 2008 at 3:37AM

Matteo Garrone's "Gomorrah" and Paolo Sorrentino's "Il Divo," both from Italy, lead the nominations for the 21st European Film Awards which were announced this morning at the Seville European Film Festival. Each film received five nominations today. The complete list of nominees is available now. Winners will be chosen by the 1,800 members of the European Film Academy and announced December 6th in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Matteo Garrone's "Gomorrah" and Paolo Sorrentino's "Il Divo," both from Italy, lead the nominations for the 21st European Film Awards which were announced this morning at the Seville European Film Festival. Each film received five nominations today. The complete list of nominees is available now. Winners will be chosen by the 1,800 members of the European Film Academy and announced December 6th in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The nominees are:

EUROPEAN FILM 2008

"Il Divo," Italy, written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino
produced by Indigofilm, Lucky Red, Parco Film, Babe Films, StudioCanal, Arte France Cinema

"Entre Les Murs" (The Class), France, directed by Laurent Cantet
written by Laurent Cantet, Francois Begaudeau & Robin Campillo after the novel of Francois Begaudeau
produced by Haut et Court, France 2 Cinema

"Gomorra" (Gomorrah), Italy, directed by Matteo Garrone
written by Maurizio Bracci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso & Roberto Saviano
produced by Fandango, RAI Cinema

"Happy-Go-Lucky," UK, written and directed by Mike Leigh
produced by Thin Man Films Ltd., Summit Entertainment, Ingenious Film Partners, Film4, UK Film Council

"El Orfanao" (The Orphanage), Spain, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona
written by Sergio G. Sanchez
produced by Rodar y Rodar S.L., Telecinco Cinema

"Waltz With Bashir," Israel/France/Germany, written and directed by Ari Folman
produced by Bridgit Folman Film Gang, Les Films d'Ici, Razor Film Produktion, ARTE France, ITVS International


EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2008
Laurent Cantet for "Entre Les Murs" (The Class)
Andreas Dresen for "Wolke 9" (Cloud 9)
Ari Folman for "Waltz With Bashir"
Matteo Garrone for "Gomorra" (Gomorrah)
Steve McQueen for "Hunger"
Paolo Sorrentino for "Il Divo"


EUROPEAN ACTOR 2008
Michael Fassbender in "Hunger"
Thure Lindhardt & Mads Mikkelsen in "Flammen & Citronen" (Flame & Citron)
James McAvoy in "Atonement"
Toni Servillo in "Gomorra" (Gomorrah) and "Il Divo"
Juergen Vogel in "Die Welle" (The Wave)
Elmar Wepper in "Kirschbluten - Hanami" (Cherry Blossoms)


EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2008
Hiam Abbass in "Lemon Tree"
Arta Dobroshi in "Le Silence de Lorna" (Lorna's Silence)
Sally Hawkins in "Happy-Go-Lucky"
Belen Rueda in "El Orfanato" (The Orphanage)
Kristin Scott Thomas in "Il y a Longtemps Que Je T'aime" (I've Loved You So Long)
Ursula Werner in "Wolke 9" (Cloud 9)


EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2008
Suha Arraf & Eran Riklis for "Lemon Tree"
Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso & Roberto Saviano for "Gomorra" (Gomorrah)
Ari Folman for "Waltz With Bashir"
Paolo Sorrentino for "Il Divo"


CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD 2008
Luca Bigazzi for "Il Divo"
Oscar Faura for "El Orfanato" (The Orphanage)
Marco Onorato for "Gomorra" (Gomorrah)
Sergey Trofimov & Rogier Stoffers for "Mongol"


EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY PRIX D'EXCELLENCE 2008
Marton Agh for production design, "Delta"
Magdalena Biedrzycka for costume design, "Katyn"
Laurence Briaud for editing, "Un Conte de Noel"
Petter Fladeby for sound design, "O'Horten"


EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2008
Tuur Florizoone for "Aanrijding in Moscou" (Moscow, Belgium)
Dario Marianelli for "Atonement"
Max Richter for "Waltz With Bashir"
Fernando Velazquez for "El Orfanato" (The Orphanage)


EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2008

"Hunger," UK, directed by Steve McQueen
written by Enda Walsh & Steve McQueen

"Snijeg" (Snow), Bosnia and Herzegovina / Germany / France / Iran, directed by Aida Begi
written by Aida Begi and Elma Tataragi

"Tatil Kitabi" (Summer Book), Turkey, written and directed by Seyfi Teoman

"Tulpan," Germany / Switzerland / Kazakhstan / Russia / Poland, directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy
written by Sergey Dvortsevoy and Gennady Ostrovskiy


Previously announced award recipients will include the Prix Eurimages to producers Vibeke Windelov from Scandinavia and Bettina Brokemper from Germany, and honorary awards to Dame Judi Dench and Dogma founders Soren Kragh-Jacobsen, Kristian Levring, Lars von Trier, and Thomas Vinterberg.

The Prix Arte for best documentary will be presented to Helena Trestikova's "Rene" from the Czech Republic.

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