Nominations Revealed For 2018 Guldbagge Awards

At a press conference at the Elite Hotel Carolina Tower in Stockholm on Thursday, the nominations were revealed for the 2018 Guldbaggegalan.

Borg McEnroe, which tells the story of Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the build up to their legendary duel at Wimbledon in 1980, leads the field with ten nominations. In addition to Best Film and Best Director, the film has also honoured Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf with acting nods for their titular roles.

The Nile Hilton Incident, directed by Tarik Saleh, has the second most nominations with eight, whilst Sami Blood by Amanda Kernell and Ravens by Jens Assur have seven nominations each. Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or winner and Oscar contender, The Square, rounds out the leading pack with six nominations.

The 2018 Guldbagge Awards will be presented by Petra Mede (Bonus Family) during a gala ceremony on 22nd January at Cirkus in Stockholm.


BEST FILM:
Borg McEnroe
Ravens
Sami Blood
The Nile Hilton Incident
The Square

BEST DIRECTOR:
Janus Metz, for Borg McEnroe
Amanda Kernell, for Sami Blood
Tarik Saleh, for The Nile Hilton Incident
Ruben Östlund, for The Square

BEST ACTRESS:
Jennie Silfverhjelm, as Malin in All Inclusive
Evin Ahmad, as Mirja in Beyond Dreams
Lene Cecilia Sparrok, as Elle Marja in Sami Blood
Mia Skäringer, as Anna in Solsidan

BEST ACTOR:
Sverrir Gudnason, as Björn Borg in Borg McEnroe
Reine Brynolfsson, as Agne in Ravens
Fares Fares, as Noredin in The Nile Hilton Incident
Claes Bang, as Christian in The Square

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Gizem Erdogan, as Sarah in Beyond Dreams
Julia Kijowska, as Agnieszka in Strawberry Days
Maria Heiskanen, as Gärd in Ravens
Mia Erika Sparrok, as Njenna in Sami Blood

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Shia LaBeouf, as John McEnroe in Borg McEnroe
Stellan Skarsgård, as Lennart Bergelin in Borg McEnroe
Przemyslaw Sadowski, as Jan in Strawberry Days
Yasser Ali Maher, as Kammal in The Nile Hilton Incident

BEST SCRIPT:
Maud Nycander, Jannike Åhlund and Kersti Grunditz Brennan for Citizen Schein
Can Demirtas and Ivica Zubak for A Hustlers Diary
Amanda Kernell for Sami Blood
Ruben Östlund for The Square

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Jonas Alarik for Ravens
Sophia Olsson for Sami Blood
Fredrik Wenzel for The Square

BEST EDITING:
Per Sandholt and Per K. Kirkegaard for Borg McEnroe
Kersti Grunditz Brennan for Citizen Schein
Anders Skov for Sami Blood

BEST COSTUME:
Kicki Ilander for Borg McEnroe
Sharareh Hosseini and David Markfant for Para knas
Louize Nissen for The Nile Hilton Incident

BEST SOUND DESIGN:
Mattias Eklund for Ravens
Mira Falk and Brian Dyrby for Silvana – väck mig när ni vaknat
Fredrik Jonsäter for The Nile Hilton Incident

BEST MAKE-UP:
Sara Klänge for All Inclusive
Petra Cabbe for Solsidan
Dorothea Wiedermann for The Nile Hilton Incident

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:
Jonas Struck, Jon Ekstrand and Vladislav Delay for Borg McEnroe
Karl Frid and Pär Frid for Citizen Schein
Peter von Poehl for Ravens

BEST SET DESIGN:
Lina Nordqvist for Borg McEnroe
Roger Rosenberg for The Nile Hilton Incident
Josefin Åsberg for The Square

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
Torbjörn Olsson and Alex Hansson, for Borg McEnroe
Torbjörn Olsson for Ravens
Alex Hansson and Chris Stenner for Monky

BEST DOCUMENTARY:
Brev till en seriemördare, by Manal Masri
Himlens mörkrum, by Nils Petter Löfstedt
Silvana – väck mig när ni vaknat, by Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring and Christina Tsiobanelis


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