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The Selection of European Film Awards contenders: best from Europe

Herewith the Selection in alphabetical order of film contending for best from European productions.

9-YA ROTA (9th Company), Russia/Ukraine/Finland
directed by Fyodor Bondarchuk
produced by Slovo/Art Pictures/STS TV Channel/Ukraine Media Group/1 + 1 TV Channel/Matila Röhr Productions Oy

A FOST SAU N-A FOST (12:08 East Of Bucharest), Romania
directed by Corneliu Porumboiu
produced by 42 Km Film

ÄIDEISTÄ PARHAIN (Mother Of Mine), Finland
directed by Klaus Härö
produced by MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy/OmegaFilm Ab/Lennart Dunér and Peter Kropenin Film I Skåne AB/Ralf Ivarsson

L'AMICO DI FAMIGLIA (The Family Friend), Italy/France
directed by Paolo Sorrentino
produced by Fandango/Indigo Film with Medusa Film/Babe Films/Studio Canal in collaboration with Canal +

*ANCHE LIBERO VA BENE (Along The Ridge), Italy
directed by Kim Rossi Stuart
produced by Palomar/RAI Cinema

EEN ANDER ZIJN GELUK (Someone Else’s Happiness), Belgium/Netherlands directed by Fien Troch produced by Prime Time/Motel Films

BLÓĐBÖND (Thicker Than Water), Iceland/Denmark/Germany
directed by Arni Olafur Asgeirsson
produced by Pegasus Pictures/Zentropa Entertainment/Thalamus Films

directed by Neil Jordan
produced by Parallel Film Productions Ltd./Number 9 Films

DEN BRYSOMME MANNEN (The Bothersome Man), Norway/Iceland directed by Jens Lien produced by Tordenfilm/The Icelandic Film Company

IL CAIMANO (The Caiman), Italy/France
directed by Nanni Moretti
produced by Sacher Film SRL/BAC Films/Stephan Films/France 3 Cinéma

DRABET (Manslaughter), Denmark/Norway/Sweden/UK
directed by Per Fly
produced by Zentropa Productions/Spillekompagniet 41/2/Memfis Film International AB/Manslaughter Ltd./Sigma FilmsIII Ltd.

EFTER BRYLLUPPET (After The Wedding), Denmark/UK
directed by Susanne Bier
produced by Zentropa Productions2/After the Wedding Ltd./Sigma Films Ltd.

FEHÉR TENYÉR (White Palms), Hungary
directed by Szabolcs Hajdu
produced by Katapult Film KFT./Filmpartners Ltd./TV2

*FLANDRES (Flanders), France
directed by Bruno Dumont
produced by 3B Productions/ARTE France Cinéma/CRRAV/Le Fresnoy

directed by Christopher Nielsen
produced by Storm Studio AS/Sarah Radclyffe Productions Ltd.

directed by Alexei German, jr
produced by V.K. – Kampaniya with the support of The Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography

GRBAVICA, Austria/Bosnia-Herzegovina/Germany/Croatia
directed by Jasmila Zbanic
produced by coop99 filmproduktion GmbH/Deblokada/Noirfilm/Jadran Film

*IKLIMLER (Climates), Turkey/France
directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
produced by CO Production Ltd./Pyramide Productions/NBC Film/Imaj

*INDIGÈNES (Days Of Glory), France/Maroc/Algeria/Belgium directed by Rachid Bouchareb produced by Tessalit Productions/Kissfilms/France 3 Cinéma/France 2 Cinéma/Studiocanal/Taza Productions/Tassili Films/Versus Productionsand Scope Invest

JE NE SUIS PAS LÀ POUR ÊTRE AIMÉ (Not Here To Be Loved), France directed by Stéphane Brizé produced by TS Productions

*JUVENTUDE EM MARCHA (Colossal Youth), Portugal/France/Switzerland directed by Pedro Costa produced by Contracosta Produções, LDA/Les Films de L’Etranger /Unlimited/Ventura Film

*KARAULA (Border Post), Bosnia-Herzegovina/Croatia/Slovenia/Macedonia/UK/
directed by Rajko Grlic
produced by Refresh Production/Sektor Film Skopje/Propeler Film/Yodi Movie Craftsman/Film and Music Entertainment Ltd./Novotny & Novotny Filmproduktion GmbH/Vertigo

KAROV LABAYIT (Close To Home), Israel
directed by Dalia Hager and Vidi Bilu
produced by Transfax Film Production

KOMORNIK (The Collector), Poland
directed by Feliks Falk
produced by Perspektywa Film Studio/TVP SA- Film Agency/Canal +/WFDIF/APF

LAITAKAUPUNGIN VALOT (Lights In The Dusk), Finland/Germany/France directed by Aki Kaurismäki produced by Sputnik Oy /Pandora Film/ Pyramide

LANGER LICHT (Northern Light), The Netherlands
directed by David Lammers
produced by Motel Films

DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others), Germany
directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
produced by Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion/Bayerischer Rundfunk/ARTE/Creado Film

LEIDI ZI (Lady Zee), Bulgaria
directed by Georgi Djulgerov
produced by Borough Film Ltd./Boyana Film Studios/Bulgarian National TV

LIUBI, Greece
directed by Layia Yiourgou
produced by Highway Productions/Greek Film Center/VA Films/Nova/Max Productions

PERSONA NON GRATA, Poland/Russia/Italy
directed by Krzysztof Zanussi
produced by Tor Film Production/Three T Production/Sintra Srl

directed by Xavier Beauvois
produced by Why Not Productions/Studiocanal/France 2 Cinéma

directed by Joe Wright
produced by Working Title Films

directed by Fernando León De Aranoa
produced by Reposado Producciones Cinematográficas/Mediapro

PRINCESS, Denmark/Germany
directed by Anders Morgenthaler
produced by Zentropa GRRR ApS/Shotgun Pictures GmbH

REQUIEM, Germany
directed by Hans-Christian Schmid
produced by 23/5 Filmproduktion GmbH/SWR/ARTE/WDR/BR

directed by Michael Winterbottom
produced by Revolution Films Ltd.

ROMANZO CRIMINALE (Crime Novel), Italy
directed by Michele Placido
produced by Cattleya/Aquarius Films/Babe Films/ in collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures

directed by Manuel Huerga
produced by Mediapro/Future Films

directed by Michel Gondry
produced by Partizan!/Gaumont

SOMMER ’04 (Summer ‘04), Germany
directed by Stefan Krohmer
produced by Ö Filmproduktion Frank Löprich und Katrin Schlösser GmbH/SWR/BR/WDR/ARTE

SOMMER VORM BALKON (Summer In Berlin), Germany
directed by Andreas Dresen
produced by Rommel Film e.K./X Filme Creative Pool GmbH

SPIELE LEBEN (You Bet Your Life), Austria/Switzerland
directed by Antonin Svoboda
produced by coop99 Filmproduktion GmbH/Triluna Film AG

ŠTĔSTÍ (Something Like Happiness), Czech Republic/Germany directed by Bohdan Sláma produced by Negativ s.r.o./Pallas Film GmbH/Česká Televize

TAXIDERMIA, Hungary/Austria/France
directed by György Pálfi
produced by Eurofilm Stúdió KFT/Amour Fou Filmproduktion GmbH/Memento Films Production/La Cinefacture

LA VIDA SECRETA DE LAS PALABRAS (The Secret Life Of Words), Spain directed by Isabel Coixet produced by El Deseo D.A., S.L.U./Mediaproducción S.L.

VITUS, Switzerland
directed by Fredi M. Murer
produced by Vitusfilm GmbH/SRG/SSR Idée Suisse/Schweizer Fernsehen/ARTE/Teleclub

directed by Pedro Almodóvar
produced by El Deseo D.A., S.L.U.

THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, UK/Ireland/Germany/Italy/Spain directed by Ken Loach produced by Sixteen Films/Matador Pictures/Regent Capital/UK Film Council/Bord Scannán Na Héireann/The Irish Film Board/Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen/Element Films/Bim Distribuzione/EMC Produktion/Tornasol Films/Diaphana Distribution/Pathé Distribution/Cinéart/TV3 Ireland/Film Coopi

ZOZO, Sweden/Denmark/UK
directed by Josef Fares
produced by Memfis Film Rights V AB/Zentropa Entertainments5, ZozoLtd/SigmaIII Films Ltd/Film I Väst/Sveriges Television/Nordic Film & TV Fund


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