Sun. Feb 23rd, 2020

32nd European Film Awards (EFA) nominations longlist: ‘Les Misérables,’ ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ and more


The 2019 European Film Awards (EFA) have announced a longlist of 46 films that will be in consideration for a nomination this year. Among them are Cannes winner Pain and Glory, Les Misérables, Portrait of a Lady on Fire and Little Joe and Berlin Golden Bear winner Synonyms. Germany’s entry for the International Feature Film Oscar, System Crasher, is also on the list.

The films have been selected by a committee consisting of the EFA Board and invited experts Giorgio Gosetti (festival programmer/Italy), Kathrin Kohlstedde (festival programmer/Germany), Paz Lazaro (festival programmer/Spain), Mary Nazari (exhibitor/Russia), Edvinas Pukšta (festival programmer/ Lithuania) and Agathe Valentin (sales agent/France).

In the coming weeks, the over 3,600 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the categories European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter. The nominations will then be announced on November 9th at the Seville European Film Festival in Spain. An 8-member jury will decide on the awards recipients in the categories European Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Hair & Make-up, Original Score, Sound and Visual Effects.

The 32nd European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners will take place on December 7th in Berlin.

  • ”I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians” (Rom-Czech-Fr-Bul-Ger) – Dir. Radu Jude
  • A Tale Of Three Sisters (Turkey-Ger-Neth-Greece) – Dir. Emin Alper
  • A Twelve Year Night (Sp-Fr-Arg) – Dir. Alvaro Brechner
  • A White, White, Day (Ice-Den-Swe) – Dir. Hlynur Pálmason
  • All Good (Ger) – Dir. Eva Trobisch
  • And Then We Danced (Swe-Geo-Fr) – Dir. Levan Akin
  • Bad Poems (Hun-Fr) – Dir. Gábor Reisz
  • Beanpole (Rus) – Dir. Kantemir Balagov
  • By The Grace Of God (Fr) – Dir. François Ozon
  • Chained (Isr-Ger) – Dir. Yaron Shani
  • Clergy (Pol) – Dir. Wojciech Smarzowski
  • Dafne (It) – Dir. Federico Bondi
  • Dirty God (Neth-UK-Bel-Ire) – Dir. Sacha Polak
  • Fire Will Come (Sp-Fr-Lux) – Dir. Laxe Oliver
  • God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunja (Republic of Macedonia-Bel-Slovenia-Fr-Cro) – Dir. Teona Stugar Mitevska
  • Gundermann (Ger) – Dir. Andreas Dresen
  • High Life (Ger-Fr-US-Pol-UK) – Dir. Claire Denis
  • Homeward (Ukr) – Dir. Nariman Aliev
  • I Was At Home, But (Ger-Ser) – Dir. Angela Schanelec
  • It Must Be Heaven (Fr-Qat-Ger-Can-Turkey-Palestine) – Dir. Elia Suleiman
  • Joy (Austria) – Dir. Sudabeh Morteza
  • Jumpman (Rus-Ire-Fr-Lithuania) – Dir. Ivan I. Tverdovsky
  • Les Misérables (Fr) – Dir. Ladj Ly
  • Little Joe (Austria-UK-Ger) – Dir. Jessica Hausner
  • Mr. Jones (Pol-UK-Ukr) – Dir. Agnieszka Holland
  • Non Fiction (Fr) – Dir. Agnieszka Holland
  • Oleg (Latvia-Lithuania-Bel-Fr) – Dir. Juris Kursietis
  • Pain And Glory (Sp) – Dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Piranhas (It) – Dir. Claudio Giovannes
  • Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Fr) – Dir. Céline Sciamma
  • Queen Of Hearts (Den-Swe) – Dir. May el-Touhky
  • Sibel (Turkey-Fr-Ger-Lux) – Dir. Çagla Zencirci & Guillaume Giovanetti
  • Sons Of Denmark (Den) – Dir. Ulaa Salim
  • Sorry We Missed You (UK-Fr-Bel) – Dir. Ken Loach
  • Stitches (Ser) – Dir. Miroslav Terzić
  • Synonyms (Fr-Ger-Isr) – Dir. Nadav Lapid
  • System Crasher (Ger) – Dir. Nora Fingscheidt
  • Tel Aviv On Fire (Lux-Fr-Isr-Bel) – Dir. Sameh Zoabi
  • The Favourite (UK-Ire) – Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos
  • The Realm (Sp-Fr) – Dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • The Traitor (It-Ger-Fr-Bra) – Dir. Marco Bellocchio
  • The Whistlers (Rom-Fr) – Dir. Corneliu Porumboiu
  • Twin Flower (It) – Dir. Laura Luchetti
  • Werewolf (Pol-Ger-Neth) – Dir. Adrian Panek
  • Yesterday (UK) – Dir. Danny Boyle
  • Young Ahmed (Bel-Fr) – Dirs. Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne

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