European Film Award nominations revealed

Blue Is The Warmest Colour heads up Best Film contenders.

by Jennie Kermode

Blue Is The Warmest Colour, Blancanieves and The Great Beauty head up the list of films nominated for Best Picture at this year's European Film Awards, with the winners due to be announced at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in Berlin on December 7. It's the first year that the event will include a comedy award, with Pedro Almodóvar's I'm So Excited the front runner.

The full set of nominations is as follows:

Best European Film

Best European Comedy

Best European Director

Best European Actress

Best European Actor

Best European Screenwriter

  • François Ozon, In The House
  • Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello, The Great Beauty
  • Tom Stoppard, Anna Karenina
  • Giuseppe Tornatore, The Best Offer
  • Felix Van Groeningen, Carl Joos, The Broken Circle Breakdown

Discovery Award (Prix Fipresci)

Best European Documentary

European Film Academy Animated Feature Film

  • The Congress
  • Jasmine
  • Pinocchio

Best European Short Film

  • Butter Lamp
  • Cut
  • Death Of A Shadow
  • Houses With Small Windows
  • Jump
  • Letter
  • Morning
  • Mystery
  • Nuclear Waste
  • Orbit Ever After
  • A Story For The Modlins
  • Sunday 3
  • Though I Know The River Is Dry
  • The Waves
  • Zima

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