Corpus Christi Gets Four Nominations at 2020 European Film Awards

    Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa

    SEVILLE: The Polish/French coproduction Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa received four nominations at the European Film Awards, including the European Film 2020 category, where the Czech/Ukrainian/Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird was also nominated. For the first time, two Romanian documentaries, collective and Acasă My Home received nominations in the European Documentary 2020 category.

    Jan Komasa was nominated for Corpus Christi in the European Director 2020 category, as well as Agnieszka Holland for Charlatan, a coproduction between the Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland and Slovakia.

    Corpus Christi was also nominated in the European Actor 2020 category, for Bartosz Bielenia. Goran Bogdan was nominated in the same category for his part in Father / Otac directed by Srđan Golubović, a coproduction between Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Finally, Mateusz Pacewicz was nominated in the European Screenwriter 2020 category for the script of Corpus Christi.

    The nominations were announced in Seville on 10 November 2020. The more than 3,800 European Film Academy members will now vote for the winners, who will be presented in a series of virtual events from 8 to 12 December 2020.


    European Film 2020:

    Another Round / Druk (Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden)
    Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

    Berlin Alexanderplatz (Germany, the Netherlands)
    Directed by Burhan Qurbani

    Corpus Christi / Boże Ciało (Poland, France)
    Directed by Jan Komasa
    Produced by Aurum Film
    Coproduced by WFS Walter Film Studio, Wojewódzki Dom Kultury in RzeszowCanal+, Les Contes Modernes
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Martin Eden (Italy, France)
    Directed by Pietro Marcello

    The Painted Bird / Nabarvené ptáče (Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia)
    Directed by Václav Marhoul
    Produced by Silvescreen
    Coproduced by the Czech TelevisionDirectory FilmsPubRes and RTVS
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual FundCreative Europe – MEDIA, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Ukrainian State Film Agency

    Undine (Germany, France)
    Directed by Christian Petzold

    European Documentary 2020:

    Acasă My Home (Romania, Finland, Germany)
    Directed by Radu Ciorniciuc
    Produced by Manifest Film
    Coproduced by HBO Europe, Corso Film, Kino Company
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian TelevisionMEDIA – Creative EuropeCinelabBeep Studio

    collective / colectiv (Romania, Luxembourg)
    Produced by Alexander Nanau Production
    Coproduced by Samsa Film, HBO Europe
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Luxemburg Film Fund and the Sundance Documentary Fund, and with the contribution of RTS Switzerland, RSI Switzerland, YES Docu and MDR Germany

    Gunda (Norway, USA)
    Directed byVictor Kossakovsky

    Little Girl / Petite fille (France)
    Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz

    Saudi Runaway (Switzerland)
    Directed by Susanne Regina Meures

    The Cave (Syrian Arab Republic, Denmark)
    Directed by Feras Fayyad

    European Short Film 2020:

    All Cats Are Grey in the Dark / Nachts sind alle Katzen grau (Switzerland)
    Directed by Lasse Linder

    Genius Loci (France)
    Directed by Adrien Mérigeau

    Past Perfect (Portugal)
    Directed by Jorge Jácome

    Sun Dog (Belgium, Russia)
    Directed by Dorian Jespers

    Uncle Thomas, Accounting for the Days / Tio Tomas, a contabilidade dos dias (Portugal, Canada, France)
    Directed by Regina Pessoa

    European Director 2020:

    Agnieszka Holland for Charlatan (Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia)
    Produced by Marlene Film Production 
    Coproduced by Film & Music Entertainment, MadantsFuria FilmCzech TelevisionRTVSBarrandov Studio

    Jan Komasa for Corpus Christi
    Pietro Marcello for Martin Eden
    François Ozon for Summer of 85 / Été 85 (France, Belgium)
    Maria Sødahl for Hope / Håp (Norway)
    Thomas Vinterberg for Another Round

    European Actress 2020:

    Paula Beer in Undine

    Natasha Berezhnaya in DAU. Natasha (Russia, Germany, Ukraine, UK)
    Directed by Ilya Khrzhanovskiy, Jekaterina Oertel

    Andrea Bræin Hovig in Hope

    Ane Dahl Torp in Charter (Sweden, Denmark, Norway)
    Directed by Amanda Kernell

    Nina Hoss in My Little Sister / Schwesterlein (Switzerland)
    Directed by Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond

    Marta Nieto in Mother / Madre (Spain, France)
    Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen

    European Actor 2020:

    Bartosz Bielenia in Corpus Christi

    Goran Bogdan in Father / Otac (Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Srđan Golubović
    Produced by Baš Čelik, ASAP Films, Neue Mediopolis Film, Propeler Film , Vertigo , SCCA/PRO.BA 
    Coproduced by ZDF Arte, Arte France
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Ministry of Culture and Information of Republic of Serbia, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, CNC – Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Ministère Français de la Culture et de la Communication - Institut Français – Aides aux Cinémas du Monde, Croatian Audiovisual CentreSlovenian Film Centre, the Sarajevo Film FundCreative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European UnionViba Film

    Elio Germano in Hidden Away / Volevo nascondermi (Italy)
    Directed by Giorgio Diritti

    Luca Marinelli in Martin Eden
    Mads Mikkelsen in Another Round

    Viggo Mortensen in Falling (UK, Canada, Denmark)
    Directed by Viggo Mortensen

    European Screenwriter 2020:

    Martin Behnke & Burhan Qurbani for Berlin Alexanderplatz

    Costa-Gavras for Adults in the Room (France, Greece)
    Directed by Costa-Gavras

    Damiano & Fabio D'Innocenzo for Bad Tales / Favolacce (Italy, Switzerland)
    Directed by Damiano & Fabio D'Innocenzo

    Pietro Marcello & Maurizio Braucci for Martin Eden
    Mateusz Pacewicz for Corpus Christi
    Thomas Vinterberg & Tobias Lindholm for Another Round