By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood October 11, 2010 at 4:56AM
The European Film Academy announces five nominees for its European Discovery Award, which recognizes emerging directors' first feature-length films. The nominees are selected by members of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. The 2,300 members of the EFA will watch and vote for the winner, which will be announced December 4th at the 23rd European Film Awards.
The nominees are:
La Doppia Ora (The Double Hour), Italy, directed by Giuseppe Capotondi
Eu Cand Vreau Sa Fluier, Fluier (If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle), Romania, directed by Florin Serban
Die Fremde (When We Leave), Germany, written & directed by Feo Aladag
Lebanon, Israel/Germany/France, written & directed by Samuel Maoz [pictured]
Nothing Personal, the Netherlands/Ireland, written & directed by Urszula Antoniak