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Euro Film best-feature noms bow

'Hill,' 'Mother,' 'War' get top nods

BERLIN — Best-feature nominations for the European Film Awards include Roger Michell’s “Notting Hill,” Pedro Almodovar’s “All About My Mother” and Tim Roth’s “The War Zone.”

Others announced Thursday by the Berlin-based European Film Academy, are Istvan Szabo’s “Sunshine,” Alexandr Sokurov’s “Moloch” and “Rosetta” from Belgium’s Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne.

Completing the list of eight nominees were two films that preemed at this year’s Berlin Intl. Film Festival: “Fucking Amal” (aka “Show Me Love”), about a relationship between two teenage girls, and Soren Kragh-Jacobsen’s Dogma 95 pic “Mifune,” about a young Danish yuppie who returns home to the country to look after his mentally disturbed brother following his father’s death.

Getting there

Nominees for the other categories have previously been announced.

Among the actors competing for the European actor award are Ray Winstone for “The War Zone,” Gotz George for the controversial “After the Truth” and Ralph Fiennes for “Sunshine.”

Among the femme thesps up for the award are Penelope Cruz for “The Girl of Your Dreams,” Nathalie Baye for “Une Liaison Pornographique” and Emilie Dequenne for “Rosetta.”

Other categories include European cameraman, European scriptwriter and best non-European film. The awards ceremony will take place in Berlin on Dec. 4.

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