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'Amour' Sweeps European Film Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 1, 2012 at 5:44PM

The 25th European Film Awards were handed out tonight in Malta, and Michael Haneke's "Amour" dominated the winners, taking best film, director, actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and actress (Emmanuelle Riva). Haneke also won best film and director at the EFAs three years ago with "The White Ribbon."
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The 25th European Film Awards were handed out tonight in Malta, and Michael Haneke's "Amour" dominated the winners, taking best film, director, actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and actress (Emmanuelle Riva). Haneke also won best film and director at the EFAs three years ago with "The White Ribbon."

Other winners included two British films released Stateside last year -- "Shame" and "Tinker Tailor Solider Spy" -- which each took home two awards.

Last year, Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" led the winners, while Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" won the year before.

Check out a full list of winners below.
 
EUROPEAN FILM 2012:
AMOUR
France / Germany / Austria, 127 min
Written & directed by Michael Haneke
produced by Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka & Michael Katz
 
EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2012:
Michael Haneke for AMOUR
 
EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2012:
Emmanuelle Riva in AMOUR
 
EUROPEAN ACTOR 2012:
Jean-Louis Trintignant in AMOUR
 
EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2012:
Tobias Lindholm & Thomas Vinterberg for JAGTEN (The Hunt)
 
CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD 2012:
Sean Bobbitt for SHAME
 
EUROPEAN EDITOR 2012:
Joe Walker for SHAME
 
EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2012:
Maria Djurkovic for TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
 
EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2012:
Alberto Iglesias for TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
 
EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2012 – Prix FIPRESCI:
KAUWBOY by Boudewijn Koole (The Netherlands)
 
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2012:
HIVER NOMADE (Winter Nomads) by Manuel von Stürler (Switzerland)
 
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2012:
ALOIS NEBEL by Tomáš Luňák (Czech Republic / Germany / Slovakia)
 
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SHORT FILM 2012:
SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN OR BATMAN by Tudor Giurgiu, Romania
 
EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD 2012 - Prix EURIMAGES:
Helena Danielsson, Sweden
 
EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2012:
Dame Helen Mirren, UK
 
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy
 
THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2012:
HASTA LA VISTA (Come As You Are)
directed by da Geoffrey Enthoven

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