Michael Haneke’s award winning film scores the best nominations at the German film industry awards.
Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winner The White Ribbon has emerged as the favourite at this year’s Lola Awards after picking up 13 nominations, including best film, from German Film Academy.
It has also scored nominations for best direction, best cinematography, best leading actor, best supporting actress, best supporting actor, best costume design and best production design.
Hans-Christian Schmid’s Berlinale 2009 competition film Storm (Sturm) and Feo Aladag’s feature debut When We Leave (Die Fremde), which premiered at the Berlinale’s Panorama last month, scored six nominations.
Vadim Jendreyko’s The Woman With The Five Elephants, which won a Swiss Film Award earlier this month, and Marcus Vetter and Leon Geller’s The Heart Of Jenin have both been nominated for the Best Documentary category, while Lars Büchel’s Lippel’s Dream and Christian Ditter’s The Crocodiles will be fighting it out for the Lola for Best Children’s Film.
There ceremony will be held on held on April 23 at Berlin’s Friedrichstadtpalast.
The full list of nominees can be found at the German Film Academy’s website.