Croatian Actress Chosen for Shooting Stars

By FNE Staff

    Croatian actress Marija Škaričić (Mother of Asphalt, 2010) has been selected as one of the 2011 Shooting Stars, European Film Promotion (www.efp-online.com) announced on 15 December 2010.

    She was chosen for her "impressive technical command manages to encompass a wide range of emotions, from the fragile to the intense. A classically versatile actress, capable of both elegance and edginess," the jury said in a statement.

    The ten actors and actresses were selected from a list of 25 candidates nominated by the EFP member organizations of their respective countries.The other nine Shooting Stars are:

    Albania: Nik Xhelilaj (The Albanian)

    Denmark: Pilou Asbæk (R)

    Germany: Alexander Fehling (Goethe!)

    Ireland: Domhnall Gleeson (True Grit)

    F. Y. Rep. of Macedonia: Natasha Petrovic (As If I Am Not There)

    Spain: Clara Lago (Bunker)

    Sweden: Alicia Vikander (Pure)

    The Netherlands: Sylvia Hoeks (Tirza)

    United Kingdom: Andrea Riseborough (Brighton Rock)

    The ten will be presented 12-14 February 2011 at the Berlinale.