European Film Awards Double Winners: Charlotte Rampling, Michael Caine

by S. Montgomery

2015 European Film Awards winners and nominations

Best European Film

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.
En Duva Satt På En Gren Och Funderade På Tillvaron.
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway, 96 min.
Written and directed by: Roy Andersson.
Produced by: Pernilla Sandström.

Mustang.
France, Germany, Turkey, 100 min.
Directed by: Deniz Gamze Ergüven.
Written by: Deniz Gamze Ergüven and Alice Winocour.
Produced by: Charles Gillibert.

Rams.
Hrútar.
Iceland, Denmark, 93 min.
Written and directed by: Grímur Hákonarson.
Produced by: Grímar Jónsson.

The Lobster.
U.K., Ireland, Greece, France, Netherlands, 118 min.
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos.
Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou.
Produced by: Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey and Yorgos Lanthimos.

Victoria.
Germany, 138 min.
Written and directed by: Sebastian Schipper.
Produced by: Jan Dressler.

* Youth.
Youth – La Giovinezza.
Italy, France, U.K., Switzerland, 118 min.
Written and directed by: Paolo Sorrentino.
Produced by: Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima and Carlotta Calori.

Best European Comedy

* A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.
En Duva Satt På En Gren Och Funderade På Tillvaron.
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway, 96 min.
Written and directed by: Roy Andersson.
Produced by: Pernilla Sandström.

The Bélier Family.
La Famille Belier.
France, 106 min.
Directed by: Eric Lartigau.
Written by: Eric Lartigau, Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carre De Malberg and Thomas Bidegain.
Produced by: Eric Jehelmann, Philippe Rousselet and Stéphane Celerier.

The Brand New Testament.
Le Tout Nouveau Testament.
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 114 min.
Directed by: Jaco Van Dormael.
Written by: Jaco Van Dormael and Thomas Gunzig.
Produced by: Jaco Van Dormael, Olivier Rausin and Daniel Marquet.

Best European Director
Roy Andersson for A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.
Yorgos Lanthimos for The Lobster.
Nanni Moretti for My Mother.
Sebastian Schipper for Victoria.
* Paolo Sorrentino for Youth.
Ma?gorzata Szumowska for Body.

Best European Actress
Margherita Buy in My Mother.
Laia Costa in Victoria.
* Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years.
Alicia Vikander in Ex Machina.
Rachel Weisz in Youth.

Best European Actor
* Michael Caine in Youth.
Tom Courtenay in 45 Years.
Colin Farrell in The Lobster.
Christian Friedel in 13 Minutes.
Vincent Lindon in the Measure of a Man.

Best European Screenwriter
Roy Andersson for A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.
Alex Garland for Ex Machina.
Andrew Haigh for 45 Years.
Radu Jude and Florin Lazarescu for Aferim!.
* Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou for The Lobster.
Paolo Sorrentino for Youth.

Best European Documentary

A Syrian Love Story.
U.K., 76 min.
Directed by: Sean Mcallister.
Produced by: Elhum Shakerifar.

* Amy.
U.K., 127 min.
Directed by: Asif Kapadia.
Produced by: James Gay-rees.

Dancing with Maria.
Italy, Argentina, Slovenia, 75 min.
Written and directed by: Ivan Gergolet.
Produced by: Igor Princic, David Rubio and Miha Cernec.

The Look of Silence.
Denmark, Norway, Indonesia, 99 min.
Directed by: Joshua Oppenheimer.
Produced by: Signe Byrge Sørensen.

Toto and His Sisters.
Toto Si Surorile Lui.
Romania, Hungary, 93 min.
Written and directed by: Alexander Nanau.
Produced by: Valeriu Nicolae, Hanka Kastelicova, Alexander Nanau, Catalin Mitulescu and Marcian Lazar.

Best European Animated Feature Film
Adama.
France (82 min.).
Shaun the Sheep the Movie.
U.K., France (85 min.).
* Song of the Sea.
Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxembourg (93 min.).

Best European Discovery - Prix Fipresci
Goodnight Mommy / Ich Seh Ich Seh.
Austria (99 min.).
Limbo.
Germany, Denmark (80 min.).
* Mustang.
France, Germany, Turkey (100 min.).
Slow West.
U.K., New Zealand (83 min.).
Summers Downstairs / Im Sommer Wohnt Er Unten.
Germany, France (99 min.).

Best European Short Film
Dissonance.
Germany (17 min.).
E.T.E.R.N.I.T.
France (14 min.).
Field Study.
U.K. (20 min.).
Kung Fury.
Sweden (30 min.).
Listen / Kuuntele.
Denmark, Finland (13 min.).
Our Body / Naše Telo.
Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany (15 min.).
Over.
U.K. (13 min.).
* Picnic / Piknik.
Croatia (13 min.).
Smile, and the World Will Smile Back.
Israel, Palestine (20 min.).
Son of the Wolf / Fils du Loup.
France (23 min.).
Symbolic Threats.
Germany (15 min.).
The Runner / El Corredor.
Spain (12 min.).
The Translator / Çevirmen.
U.K., Turkey (23 min.).
This Place We Call Our Home.
Denmark (30 min.).
Washingtonia.
Greece (24 min.).

Carlo Di Palma Best European Cinematographer Award
Martin Gschlacht for Goodnight Mommy / Ich Seh Ich Seh.

Best European Production Designer
Sylvie Olivé for The Brand New Testament / Le Tout Nouveau Testament.

Best European Composer
Cat's Eyes for The Duke of Burgundy.

Best European Sound Designer
Miguel Martins, Vasco Pimentel for Arabian Nights, Vol. 1-3 / As Mil e uma Noites, Vol. 1-3.

People's Choice Award for Best European Film
* Marshland / La isla mínima. Dir.: Alberto Rodríguez. Spain.
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence. Dir.: Roy Andersson. Sweden, Germany, France, Norway.
Force Majeure / Turist. Dir.: Ruben Östlund. Sweden, Norway, France, Denmark.
Leviathan. Dir.: Andrey Zvyagintsev. Russia.
Samba. Dir.: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano. France.
Serial (Bad) Weddings / Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu?. Dir.: Philippe de Chauveron. France.
The Imitation Game. Dir.: Morten Tyldum. U.K., U.S.
The Salt of the Earth / Le Sel de la Terre. Dir.: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. France.
Victoria. Dir.: Sebastian Schipper. Germany.
White God / Fehér isten. Dir.: Kornél Mundruczó. Hungary, Germany, Sweden.

Best European Achievement in World Cinema
Christoph Waltz.

Best Lifetime Achievement Award
Charlotte Rampling.

Best Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board
Michael Caine.

Best Young Audience Award (chosen by 12-14-year-old audience members)
* The Invisible Boy / Il ragazzo invisibile. Dir.: Gabriele Salvatores. Italy.
My Skinny Sister / Min lilla syster. Dir.: Sanna Lenken. Sweden, Germany.
You're Ugly Too. Dir.: Mark Noonan. Ireland.

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