Border Nominated For European Film Awards

Ali Abbasi’s supernatural love story Border (Gräns), which won Un Certain Regard at Cannes and is Sweden’s entry for the 91st Academy Awards, has picked up four nominations for the 31st European Film Awards with Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Screenwriter.

There are also two nominations for Denmark’s Oscar Entry, The Guilty (Den Skyldige), in the categories of Best Actor and Best Screenwriter, while Sverrir Gudnason gets a nod for his starring role in Borg / McEnroe, and Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir competes for Best Actress with Woman At War.



However, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War, which won Best Director at Cannes, provides fierce competition across all categories, and Lukas Dhont’s debut feature Girl, which won the Camera d’Or, is also a strong contender.

The 31st European Film Awards take place at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville on 15th December 2018.


BEST FILM
BORDER (Sweden, Denmark), dir: Ali Abbasi
COLD WAR (Poland, UK, France), dir: Pawel Pawlikowski
DOGMAN (Italy, France), dir: Matteo Garrone
GIRL (Belgium, Netherlands) dir: Lukas Dhont
HAPPY AS LAZZARO (Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland), dir: Alice Rohrwacher


BEST DIRECTOR
Ali Abbasi, BORDER
Matteo Garrone, DOGMAN
Samuel Maoz, FOXTROT
Paweł Pawlikowski, COLD WAR
Alice Rohrwacher, HAPPY AS LAZZARO


BEST ACTOR
Jakob Cedergren, THE GUILTY
Rupert Everett, THE HAPPY PRINCE
Marcello Fonte, DOGMAN
Sverrir Gudnason, BORG/MCENROE
Tomasz Kot, COLD WAR
Victor Polster, GIRL


BEST ACTRESS
Marie Bäumer, 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON
Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, WOMAN AT WAR
Joanna Kulig, COLD WAR
Bárbara Lennie, PETRA
Eva Melander, BORDER
Alba Rohrwacher, HAPPY AS LAZZARO


BEST SCREENWRITER
Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf & John Ajvide Lindqvist, BORDER
Matteo Garrone, Ugo Chiti & Massimo Gaudioso, DOGMAN
Gustav Möller & Emil Nygaard Albertsen, THE GUILTY
Paweł Pawlikowski, COLD WAR
Alice Rohrwacher, HAPPY AS LAZZARO

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