In 1988, when the Berlin Wall still split town, a group of esteemed European filmmakers – members of the European Film Academy – connected forces to shield independent European theatre. They made the European Film Awards which every year nominates the top European film, celebrity, actor, director, etc..
Over 30 decades after, the European Film Awards are becoming a part of the cinematic arena. Following is a glance in the principal contenders tipped to walk off with the coveted prizes.
The top of this record is The Favourite led by Greek Yorgos Lanthimos. It is British manufacturing using a top drawer feminine cast including Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz. Along with also the outstanding Olivia Colman as Queen Anne in a function that has earned her this year’s Oscar for Best Actress. The movie is a comedy-drama concerning the power games involving two girls locked in a struggle to become Queen Anne’s favorite lady-in-waiting.
The Traitor by a single of the last masters of Italian theatre, Marco Bellocchio, has four nominations including Best Film and Best Director. Additionally, it has got a Best Actor nomination for Pierfrancesco Favino because of his stunning performance as Tommaso Buscetta. The Traitor is the authentic narrative of the first mobster to violate the code of silence surrounding the Cosa Nostra by denouncing his accomplices from the mid-1980s.
Roman Polanski’s J‘accuse is hotly tipped to win an award-winning but appears likely to suffer in the controversy surrounding the manager’s rape conviction. Jean Dujardin, that has an Oscar to get The Artist, is among the favorites for the Best Actor award. The movie meticulously returns into the age of the Dreyfus Affair, which split France at the start of the 20th century on the question of anti-Semitism.
Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory is also a serious competition for several awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for Antonio Banderas. The Spanish actor has won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival in May. It is an autobiographical movie that appears back in the manager’s life, his youth, his achievement, his dependence. Simply speaking, an Almodóvar who places himself bare with modesty and delicacy.
System Crasher, the only movie directed by a woman, is an outsider in the finest Film category. Nora Fingscheidt is unknown outside Germany but that will soon change. System Crasher Is a portrait of a nine-year-old kid, Benni, left by her mother who suffers from sudden violent outbursts. It is an emotionally intense movie, thanks largely to Elena Zengel’s functionality as Benni that has won her a nomination for the Best Actress Award.
Another man is Ladj Ly’s powerful movie Les Misérables, a movie that plunges the viewer into a Parisian suburb with no drawing a moral line between good and evil. One hundred and fifty years following the Victor Hugo classic, poverty remains a problem. The film received the Jury Prize in Cannes and is your favorite to win the Best First Film Award.