Mon. Jul 6th, 2020

‘Cold War’ dominates European Film Awards (EFA) winners with 5 including Film, Director, Actress

Joanna Kulig and Tomaz Kot in Paweł Pawlikowski’s Cold War

Italy’s Dogman wins 3

Poland’s Cold War, from director Paweł Pawlikowski was the big winner at the 31st European Film Awards, winning 5 prizes including European Film, Director, Actress (Joanna Kulig) and Screenwriter. The film is Poland’s selection for the Foreign Language Film Oscar. 

Italy’s Dogman was next with three awards, including Best Actor for Marcello Fonte. Fonte also won the Best Actor prize at Cannes this summer. 

Call Me By Your Name was the EFA People’s Choice Award winner. 

Special prizes included Ralph Fiennes for European Achievement in World Cinema, the Lifetime Achievement Award to actress Carmen Maura and the EFA Honorary Award to director Costa-Gavras.

Here is the full list of winners below. 

European Film
Cold War by Paweł Pawlikowski
Produced by Ewa Puszczyńska and Tanya Seghatchian

European Director
Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War)

European Comedy
The Death of Stalin by Armando Iannucci

EFA People’s Choice
Call Me By Your Name by Luca Guadagnino

European Documentary
Bergman – A Year in a Life by Jane Magnusson

European Screenwriter
Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War)

European Actress
Joanna Kulig (Cold War)

European Actor
Marcello Fonte (Dogman)

European Discovery (FIPRESCI)
Girl by Lukas Dhont

European Editor
Jarosław Kamiński (Cold War)

European Cinematographer
Martin Otterbeck (U – July 22)

European Composer
Christoph M. Kaiser and Julian Maas (3 Days in Quiberon)

European Visual Effects Supervisor
Peter Hjorth (Border)

European Hair & Makeup Artist
Dalia Colli, Lorenzo Tamburini and Daniela Tartari (Dogman)

European Costume Designer
Massimo Cantini Parrini (Dogman)

European Production Designer
Andrey Ponkratov (The Summer)

European Sound Designer
André Bendocchi-Alves and Martin Steyer (The Captain)

European Animated Feature
Another Day of Life by Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow

European Short
The Years by Sara Fgaier

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