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'The Great Beauty' Wins Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor & More At European Film Awards

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 7, 2013 at 6:07PM

While it has pretty much no bearing on the Oscars, winning a few key categories at the European Film Awards does serve to raise the profile of some movies that are in contention. Now, we can certainly bet that more Academy voters will be popping in their screeners of "The Great Beauty."
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The Great Beauty

While it has pretty much no bearing on the Oscars, winning a few key categories at the European Film Awards does serve to raise the profile of some movies that are in contention. Now, we can certainly bet that more Academy voters will be popping in their screeners of "The Great Beauty."

Paolo Sorrentino's dreamlike Italian drama has won Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Toni Servillo) and Best Editor at the European Film Awards, handed out this evening in Berlin. Other big winners of note include "The Act Of Killing" in the documentary category, as well as Ari Folman's "The Congress" for Best Animated Film. The Matthias Schoenaerts-starring "Death Of A Shadow" won in the short category, while Veerle Baetans (one of our Breakthrough Performances Of 2013) took Best Actress for her turn in Belgium's Oscar contending "Broken Circle Breakdown."

Check out the full slate of winners below.

EUROPEAN FILM

LA GRANDE BELLEZZA

THE GREAT BEAUTY
Italy/France , 140 min
DIRECTED BY: Paolo Sorrentino
WRITTEN BY: Paolo Sorrentino & Umberto Contarello
PRODUCED BY: Nicola Giuliano & Francesca Cima

EUROPEAN COMEDY

LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED
Denmark, 111 min
DIRECTED BY: Susanne Bier
WRITTEN BY: Anders Thomas Jensen & Susanne Bier
PRODUCED BY: Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Vibeke Windeløv

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI

OH BOY

Germany, 83 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Jan Ole Gerster
PRODUCED BY: Marcos Kantis & Alexander Wadouh

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY

THE ACT OF KILLING
Denmark/Norway/UK, 159 min
DIRECTED BY: Joshua Oppenheimer
PRODUCED BY: Signe Byrge Sørensen

EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

THE CONGRESS
Israel/Germany/Poland/Luxembourg/France/Belgium, 120 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Ari Folman
ANIMATION: Yoni Goodman 

EUROPEAN SHORT FILM

DOOD VAN EEN SCHADUW
DEATH OF A SHADOW

directed by Tom Van Avermaet
Belgium/France 2012, 20 min, fiction 

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR

Paolo Sorrentino for LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (THE GREAT BEAUTY)

EUROPEAN ACTRESS

Veerle Baetens in THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN                                                                                                                                           

EUROPEAN ACTOR

Toni Servillo in LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (THE GREAT BEAUTY)

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER

François Ozon for DANS LA MAISON (IN THE HOUSE)

EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER – Prix CARLO DI PALMA
Asaf Sudry
for LEMALE ET HA’HALAL
FILL THE VOID

Israel

EUROPEAN EDITOR
Cristiano Travaglioli
for LA GRANDE BELLEZZA
THE GREAT BEAUTY

Italy/France

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Sarah Greenwood
for ANNA KARENINA
UK

EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGNER
Paco Delgado
for BLANCANIEVES
Spain/France

EUROPEAN COMPOSER
Ennio Morricone
for THE BEST OFFER
Italy

EUROPEAN SOUND DESIGNER
Matz Müller & Erik Mischijew
for PARADIES: GLAUBE
PARADISE: FAITH

Austria/Germany/France

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Catherine Deneuve

EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA
Pedro Almodóvar

EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD– Prix EURIMAGES
Ada Solomon

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD for Best European Film
THE GILDED CAGE directed by Ruben Alves 

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