European Film Awards 2023 nominations – The Hollywood Reporter

Jonathan Glazer’s harrowing Holocaust drama The zone of interest It leads the nominations for this year’s European Film Awards (EFAs) and received five nominations, including for best film and best director, which were announced via video on Tuesday.

Areas of interestthe official British entry for the 2024 Oscars in the Best International Feature Film category, also received EFA nominations for Best Screenwriter for Glazer, as well as Best Actress and Best Actor nominations for leads Sandra Hülser and Christian Friedel.

Huller will be competing against herself in the Best Actress category after securing a second EFA nod for her lead role in Justine Triet’s courtroom drama Anatomy of a fall. The Palme d’Or winner received four EFA nominations, including Best European Film, Best Director for Triet and Best Screenplay for Triet and co-writer Arthur Harari.

Other nominations for best European film include Matteo Garrone’s refugee drama I am captain from Italy and Aki Kaurismäki’s Finnish romantic drama Fallen leavesofficial Oscar submissions from their respective countries, alongside those of Agnieszka Holland Green bordera black and white film about the plight of migrants caught at the border between Poland and Belarus. Green border came under fire from Poland’s previous far-right government – Poland’s Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro compared the film to “Nazi propaganda” – and was not selected for the Oscar race.

Holland, Kaurismäki and Garrone all received best director nominations alongside Glazer and Triet.

In the race for best actress, Hülser is competing against Fallen Leaves star Alma Pöysti and Leonie Benesch, who plays a teacher under pressure in “Ilker Çatak”. The teachers’ loungeGermany’s 2024 Oscar contender, Mia McKenna-Bruce for Molly Manning Walkers How to have sexand Eka Chavleishvili for her leading role in Elene Naveriani’s Georgian drama Blackbird Blackberry Blackberry.

Next to Zones Lead actor Christian Friedel, contender for best actor Fallen leaves‘ Jussi Vatanen, Mads Mikkelsen for Nikolaj Arcel’s The Promised LandJosh O’Connor for Alice Rohrwacher’s The Chimeraand Thomas Schubert for Christian Petzold A fire.

Molly Manning Walkers How to have sexEstibaliz Urresola Solaguren’s transgender drama 20,000 species of bees, The silent migration from Malene Choi, the Croatian drama by Juraj Lerotić Safe placePhilip Sotnychenkos The Palisiadaand Stéphan Castang’s wonderful aggression thriller Vincent has to die were all nominated for the European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI as best debut film.

The 4,600 members of the European Film Academy voted on this year’s nominations, which were based on “the excellence of each film” and reflected the European Film Academy’s diversity and inclusion standards. The winners of the 2023 European Film Awards will be announced on December 9th in Berlin.

Full list of nominees for the 2023 European Film Awards

European film

Anatomy of a fall, you. Justine Triet

Fallen leaves, you. Aki Kaurismäki

Green border, you. Agnieszka Holland

I am captain, you. Matteo Garrone

The zone of interest, you. Jonathan Glazer

European documentary film

Apolonia, Apolonia, you. Leah Glob

Four daughters, you. Kaouther Ben Hania

Hometown, you. Hanna Badziaka, Alexander Mihalkovich

On the adamantine, you. Nicolas Philibert

Smoke Sauna Sisterhood, you. Anna hints

European Director

Justine Triet for Anatomy of a fall

Aki Kaurismäki for Fallen leaves

Agnieszka Holland for Green border

Matteo Garrone for I am captain

Jonathan Glazer for The zone of interest

European actress

Sandra Hülser in Anatomy of a fall

Eka Chavleishvili in Blackbird Blackberry Blackberry

Alma Pöysti in Fallen leaves

Mia McKenna-Bruce in How to have sex

Leonie Benesch in The teachers’ lounge

Sandra Hülser in The zone of interest

European actor

Thomas Schubert in A fire

Jussi Vatanen in Fallen leaves

Josh O’Connor in The Chimera

Mads Mikkelsen enters The Promised Land

Christian Friedel in The zone of interest

European screenwriter

Justine Triet and Arthur Harari for Anatomy of a fall

Aki Kaurismäki for Fallen leaves

Maciej Pisuk, Gabriela Łazarkiewicz-Sieczko and Agnieszka Holland for Green border

İlker Çatak and Johannes Duncker for The teachers’ lounge

Jonathan Glazer for The zone of interest

European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI

20,000 species of beesDirector: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren

How to have sex, you. Molly Manning Walker

The Palisiada, you. Philip Sotnychenko

Safe place, you. Juraj Lerotic

The silent migration, you. Malene Choi

Vincent has to die, you. Stephan Castang

European animated feature film

A greyhound of a girl, you. Enzo d’Alo

Chicken for Linda!, you. Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach

Robot dreams, you. Pablo Berger

The amazing Maurice, you. Toby Genkel

White plastic sky, you. Tibor Bánóczki, Sarolta Szabó

European short film

27, you. Flora Anna Buda
Aqueron, you. Manuel Muñoz Rivas

I dream so vividly about our Spanish holidays, you. Christian Aviles

Flores Del Otro Patio, you. Jorge Cadena

Work hard, you. Susanna Flock, Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf

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