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European Film Award nominations

'Volver,' 'Lives,' each get six nods

Breakfast on Pluto (Ireland/U.K.), dir. Neil Jordan; prod. Parallel Film Productions Ltd./Number 9 Films
Grbavica (Austria/Bosnia-Herzegovina/Germany/Croatia), dir. Jasmila Zbanic; prod. Coop99 Filmproduktion/ Deblokada/Noirfilm/Jadran Film
The Lives of Others (Germany), dir. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; prod. Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion/Bayerischer Rundfunk/ ARTE/Creado Film
The Road to Guantanamo (U.K.), dir. Michael Winterbottom & Mat Whitecross; prod. Revolution Films Ltd.
Volver (Spain), dir. Pedro Almodovar; prod. El Deseo D.A., S.L.U.
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (U.K./Ireland/Germany/Italy/Spain),
dir. Ken Loach; prod. Sixteen Films/Matador Pictures/Regent Capital/U.K. Film Council/Bord Scannan Na Heireann/the Irish Film Board/ Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen/ Element Films/Bim Distribuzione/ EMC Produktion/Tornasol Films/Diaphana Distribution/Pathe Distribution/Cineart/TV3 Ireland/Film Coopi

Pedro Almodovar, Volver
Susanne Bier, After the Wedding
Emanuele Crialese, Golden Door
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, The Lives of Others
Ken Loach, The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Michael Winterbottom & Mat Whitecross, The Road to Guantanamo

Nathalie Baye, Le petit lieutenant
Penelope Cruz, Volver
Martina Gedeck, The Lives of Others
Sandra Huller, Requiem
Mirjana Karanovic, Grbavica
Sarah Polley, The Secret Life of Words

Patrick Chesnais, Not Here to Be Loved
Jesper Christensen, Manslaughter
Mads Mikkelsen, After the Wedding
Ulrich Muhe, The Lives of Others
Cillian Murphy, Breakfast on Pluto, The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Silvio Orlando, The Caiman

Barry Ackroyd, The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Jose Luis Alcaine, Volver
Roman Osin, Pride & Prejudice
Timo Salminen, Lights in the Dusk

Pedro Almodovar, Volver
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, The Lives of Others
Paul Laverty, The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Corneliu Porumboiu, 12:08 East of Bucharest

Alberto Iglesias, Volver
Tuomas Kantelinen, Mother of Mine
Dario Marianelli, Pride & Prejudice
Gabriel Yared & Stephane Moucha, The Lives of Others

13 Tzameti, Gela Babluani, France/Georgia
Retrieval, Slawomir Fabicki, Poland
Pingpong, Matthias Luthardt, Germany
Fresh Air (Friss Levego), Agnes Kocsis, Hungary

37 Uses for a Dead Sheep, Ben Hopkins (U.K.)
The Cemetery Club, Tali Shemesh (Israel)
Dreaming by Numbers, Anna Bucchetti (Netherlands)
The Fisherman and the Dancing Girl, Valeriy Solomin (Russia)
Grandmother’s House (La casa de me abuela), Adan Aliaga (Spain)
Into Great Silence (Die Grosse Stille), Philip Groning (Germany)
Maradona, the Golden Kid (Maradona, un gamin en or), Jean-Christophe Rose (France)
Our Daily Bread, Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Austria)

Angers: Pistache, Valerie Pirson (France)
Berlin: El cerco, Ricardo Iscar & Nacho Martin (Spain)
Cork: Never Like the First Time!, Jonas Odell (Sweden)
Drama: It’s in the Air …, Yohann Gloaguen (France)
Edinburgh: Zakaria, Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio (Italy)
Ghent: Delivery, Till Nowak (Germany)
Grimstad: Sniffer, Bobbie Peers (Norway)
Krakow: For interieur, Patrick Poubel (France)
Rotterdam: Meander, Joke Liberge (Belgium)
Sarajevo: Good Luck Nedim, Marko Santiae (Slovenia)
Tampere: Before Dawn, Balint Kenyeres (Hungary)
Valladolid: Vincent, Giulio Ricciarelli (Germany)
Venezia: The Making of Parts, Daniel Elliott (U.K.)
Vila do Conde: By the Kiss, Yann Gonzalez (France)

Adam’s Apple, Anders Thomas Jensen
Elementary Particles, Oskar Roehler
L’Enfant, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Joyeux Noel, Christian Carion
March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet
Oliver Twist, Roman Polanski
Paradise Now, Hany Abu-Assad
Pride & Prejudice, Joe Wright
Crime Novel (Romanzo Criminale), Michele Placido
Something Like Happiness (Stesti), Bohdan Slama
Volver, Pedro Almodovar
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Steve Box & Nick Park

Roman Polanski

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