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Roman Polanski Leads European Film Awards Nominations for ‘An Officer and a Spy’

An Officer and a Spy

“An Officer and a Spy” / Venice Movie Pageant

Just a few days after Roman Polanski was accused of a 1975 rape by a French actress, the director has turn out to be one of many main nominees for the 2019 European Movie Awards for his movie “An Officer and a Spy.”

The drama in regards to the Dreyfus affair in 19th century France landed 4 nominations, tying it with Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favorite,” Pedro Almodovar’s “Ache and Glory,” and Marco Bellocchio’s “The Traitor” for probably the most EFA nominations.

These 4 movies had been all nominated within the European Movie class, together with “Les Miserables” and “System Crasher.” Polanski was additionally nominated for European director, together with Almodovar, Bellocchio, Lanthimos and Celine Sciamma for “Portrait of a Girl on Fireplace.”

“An Officer and a Spy” additionally obtained nominations for lead actor Jean Dujardin and for its screenplay by Polanski and Robert Harris.

Nominated actors embrace Antonio Banderas for “Ache and Glory,” Pierfrancesco Favino for “The Traitor,” Adele Haenel and Noemie Merlant for “Portrait of a Girl on Fireplace,” 9-year-old Helena Zengel for “System Crasher” and Oscar winner Olivia Colman for “The Favorite,” which was eligible as a result of it was launched in 2019 in Europe.

The 2019 European Movie Awards will happen on Dec. 7 in Berlin.

The nominations:

European Movie
“The Favorite”
“Les Miserables”
“An Officer and a Spy”
“Ache and Glory”
“System Crasher”
“The Traitor”

European Comedy
“Ditte & Louise”
“The Favorite”
“Tel Aviv on Fireplace”

European Discovery
“Aniara”
“Atlantics”
“Blind Spot”
“Irina”
“Les Miserables”
“Ray & Liz”

European Documentary
“For Sama”
“Honeyland”
“Putin’s Witnesses”
“Selfie”
“The Disappearance of My Mom”

European Animated Function Movie
“Bunuel within the Labyrinth of the Turtles”
“I Misplaced My Physique”
“Marona’s Implausible Story”
“The Swallows of Kabul”

European Director
Pedro Almodovar, “Ache and Glory”
Marco Bellocchio, “The Traitor”
Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favorite”
Roman Polanski, “An Officer and a Spy”
Celine Sciamma, “Portrait of a Girl on Fireplace”

European Actress
Olivia Colman, “The Favorite”
Trine Dyrholm, “Queen of Hearts”
Noemie Merland & Adele Haenel, “Portrait of a Girl on Fireplace”
Viktoria Miroshnickenko, “Beanpole”
Helene Zengel, “System Crasher”

European Actor
Antonio Banderas, “Ache and Glory”
Jean Dujardin, “An Officer and a Spy”
Pierfrancesco Favino, “The Traitor”
Levan Gelbakhiani, “And Then We Danced”
Alexander Scheer, “Gundermann”
Ingvar E. Sigurosson, “A White, White Day”

European Screenwriter
Pedro Almodovar, “Ache and Glory”
Marco Bellocchio, Ludovica Rampoldi, Valia Santella & Francesco Piccolo, “The Traitor”
Robert Harris & Roman Polanski, “An Officer and a Spy”
Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini & Alexis Manenti, “Les Miserables”
Celine Sciamma, “Portrait of a Girl on Fireplace”

European Brief Movie
“The Christmas Reward”
“Canines Barking at Birds”
“The Marvelous Misadventures of the Stone Girl”
“Reconstruction”
“Watermelon Juice”

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