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Melancholia Leads European Film Awards Nominations

Magazine article Screen International

Melancholia Leads European Film Awards Nominations

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Other top nominees include The Artist, The Kid With A Bike, The King's Speech, Le Havre and In A Better World.

Lars von Trier's Melancholia leads the nominations for the 24th European Film Awards, with 7 nods.

Following with four nominations each are Michel Haznavicius' The Artist, the Dardenne brothers' The Kid With A Bike, Tom Hooper's The King's Speech, Aki Kaurismaki's Le Havre and Susanne Bier's In A Better World.

Those six films also comprise the nominees for Best European Film.

More than 2,500 EFA members will now vote for the winners. The awards are handed out at the EFA ceremony on Dec 3 in Berlin.

The nominees are:

EUROPEAN FILM 2011The ArtistThe Kid With A BikeIn A Better WorldThe King's SpeechLe HavreMelancholia

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2011Susanne Bier for In a Better WorldJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for The Kid with a BikeAki Kaurismäki for Le HavreBéla Tarr for The Turin HorseLars von Trier for Melancholia

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2011Kirsten Dunst in MelancholiaCécile de France in The Kid with a BikeCharlotte Gainsbourg in MelancholiaNadezhda Markina in ElenaTilda Swinton in We Need To Talk About Kevin

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2011Jean Dujardin in The ArtistColin Firth in The King's SpeechMikael Persbrandt in In A Better WorldMichel Piccoli in Habemus PapamAndré Wilms in Le Havre

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2011Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for The Kid with a BikeAnders Thomas Jensen for In a Better WorldAki Kaurismäki for Le HavreLars von Trier for Melancholia

CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD 2011Manuel Alberto Claro for MelanholiaFred Kelemen for The Turin HorseGuillaume Schiffman for The ArtistAdam Sikora for Essential Killing

EUROPEAN EDITOR 2011Tariq Anwar for The King's SpeechMathilde Bonnefoy for ThreeMolly Malene Stensgaard for Melancholia

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2011Paola Bizzarri for Habemus PapamAntxón Gómez for The Skin I Live InJette Lehmann for Melancholia

EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2011Ludovic Bource for The ArtistAlexandre Desplat for The King's SpeechAlberto Iglesias for The Skin I Live inMihály Vig for The Turin Horse

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