Berlin: Klaus Maria Brandauer Takes German Acting Prize for Alzheimer’s Drama

BERLIN — Klaus Maria Brandauer took the lead actor prize at the German Screen Actors’ Guild awards Monday in Berlin.

Brandauer won for “Die Ausloschung” (Blank), which is about a man struggling with Alzheimer’s and the social stigma that goes with it. Red Arrow Intl. is selling the TV movie.

Lead actress prize went to Julia Koschitz for Johannes Fabrick’s “Pass gut auf ihn auf” (Take Good Care of Him). ZDF Enterprises reps the TV movie, which is about a woman with an incurable illness.

Kudo for actress in a supporting role went to Christine Schorn for Andre Erkau’s tragicomedy “Das Leben ist nichts fur Feiglinge” (Life’s No Piece of Cake). The feature film is repped by EastWest Filmdistribution.

Actor in a supporting role prize was picked up by Michael Maertens for the film “Finsterworld,” which Global Screen is selling.

OTHER AWARDS
Up-and-coming actress
Emilia Schuele for “Tatort: Wegwerfmadchen” (TV; Das Erste)

Up-and-coming actor
Julius Feldmeier for “Tore tanzt” (Feature film)

Actress in a comedy role
Gisela Schneeberger for “Im Schleudergang” (TV; Bayerischer Rundfunk); “Add a
Friend” (TV; TNT), “Eine ganz heisse Nummer” (Feature film)

Actor in a comedy role
Arnd Klawitter for “Oh Boy” (feature film), “Harry nervt” (TV; Das Erste)

Strong performance
Florian Teichtmeister for “Spuren des Bosen” (TV; ZDF) “Racheengel” (TV; ZDF)

Ensemble feature film/TV movie
“Kohlhaas oder die Verhaltnismassigkeit der Mittel”

Ensemble TV series
“Weissensee, 2. Staffel, Folge 7-12”

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