European Film Awards 2021 winners – The Hollywood Reporter


that of Jasmila Zbanic Quo Vadis, Aïda?, a moving drama about the Srebrenica massacre in 1995 won the top 2021 European Film Prize at the 34th European Film Awards, awarded in a virtual ceremony from Berlin on Saturday evening.

The film, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best International Feature this year, also won Best Director honors for Zbanic and the European Actress Award went to Jasna Duricic for her performance as a Bosnian translator for the UN trying to save his family from Serbian troops. .

The Best Actor award went to Anthony Hopkins who won the European Actor Award for his lead role in The father, playing a man with dementia, a performance that once won him an Oscar. The father director Florian Zeller and co-writer Christopher Hampton also won the award for best European screenplay.

The EFAs, one of Europe’s most prestigious film honors, were hosted by German actress, moderator and writer Annabelle Mandeng from a studio in Berlin, with the nominees and winners joining by video link.

To flee, an animated documentary by Danish director Jonas Poher Rasmussen, was another multiple winner, winning best European animated film, best documentary and the European University Film Award.

The EFA European Excellence Awards, recognizing achievement in technical categories, were announced earlier. Winners include Austrian drama Great freedom, which won Best Cinematography for Crystel Fournier and Best Original Music for Nils Petter Molvær and Peter Brötzmann; Best Editing Award for Mukharam Kabulova for Russian Feature Film Loosen fists; best production design for Márton Ágh for a Hungarian feature film Natural light; best sound design for Gisle Tveito and Gustaf Berger on the Norwegian feature film Innocents; best costume design for Michael O’Connor for British period drama Ammonite; the visual effects award for Peter Hjorth and Fredrik Nord for Lamb; and the prize for best makeup and hairstyle for Flore Masson, Olivier Afonso and Antoine Mancini for their work on Titanium.

You can follow the live broadcast of the 34th European Film Awards online here.

And here are the winners …

EUROPEAN FILM

Compartment n ° 6, real. Juho kuosmanen
The father, dir. Florian Zeller
God’s hand, dir. Paul Sorrentino
Titanium, dir. Julia ducournau
Quo Vadis, Aïda?, dir. Jasmila zbanic

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR

Julia Ducornau for Titanium
Radu Jude for Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
Paolo Sorrentino for God’s hand
Jasmila Zbanic for Quo Vadis, Aïda?
Florian Zeller for The father

EUROPEAN ACTRESS

Jasna Duricic in Quo Vadis, Aïda?
Seidi Haarla in Compartment n ° 6
Carey Mulligan in Promising young woman
Renate Reinsve in The worst person in the world
Agathe Rousselle in Titanium

EUROPEAN ACTOR

Yuri Borisov in Compartment n ° 6
Anthony Hopkins in The father
Vincent Lindon in Titanium
Tahar Rahim in Mauritanian
Franz Rogowski in Great freedom

EUROPEAN SCREENPLAY

Radu Jude for Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
Paolo Sorrentino for God’s hand
Joachim Trèves, Eskil Vogt for The worst person in the world
Jasmila Zbanic for Quo Vadis, Aïda?
Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton for The father

EUROPEAN COMEDY

Ninjababy, dir. Yngvild Sve Flikke
The next morning, dir. Meliane Marcaggi
People upstairs, dir. Cesc Gay

LONG MEMORY OF EUROPEAN ANIMATION

To flee, dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Even mice belong to heaven, dirs Jan Bubenicek, Denisa Grimmová
The monkey star, dir. Linda hamback
Where is Anne Frank, dir. Ari Folman
Wolf walkers, dir. Tom Moore, Ross Stewart

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY

Babi Yar, Context, dir. Sergei Loznitsa
To flee, dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Mr. Bachmann and his class, dir. Maria speth
Tame the garden, dir. Salome Jashi
The most beautiful boy in the world, dir. Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – FIPRESCI PRIZE

Start, dir. Dea Kulumbegashvili
Lamb, dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson
Playground, dir. Laura Wandel
Pleasure, dir. Ninja thyberg
Promising young woman, dir. Emerald Fennell
The whaling boy, dir. Philipp yuryev

EUROPEAN SHORT FILM

My uncle tudor, dir. Olga Lucovnicova
Bella, dir. Thelyia petraki
Moved, dir. Samir karahoda
Easter eggs, dir. Nicolas Keppens
In the flow of words, dir. Eliane Esther Bots

LUXURY PUBLIC PRIZE
To flee Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Great freedom Sebastien meise
Quo Vadis, Aïda? Jasmila zbanic

EURIMAGES PRICE FOR THE COPRODUCTION
Maria ekerhovd

EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Crystal Fournier for Great freedom

EUROPEAN EDITION
Mukharam Kabulova for Loosen fists

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGN
Márton Ágh for Natural light

EUROPEAN COSTUME CREATION
Michael O’Connor for Ammonite

EUROPEAN MAKEUP & HAIRDRESSING
Flore Masson, Olivier Afonso, Antoine Mancini for Titanium

ORIGINAL EUROPEAN SCORE
Nils Petter Molvær, Peter Brötzmann for Great freedom

EUROPEAN SOUND
Gisle Tveito, Gustave Berger for Innocents

EUROPEAN VISUAL EFFECTS
Peter Hjorth, Fredrik Nord for Lamb

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY FILM AWARD
To flee, dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen

LIFETIME EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT
Marta Meszáros

EUROPEAN DIRECTION IN WORLD CINEMA
Susanne Bier

INNOVATIVE EUROPEAN STORYTELLING
Steven McQueen for Small ax

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