Michael Haneke’s Oscar-nominated The White Ribbon took four prizes, including best film and screenplay, at the German Film Critics Association Awards last night.

Burghart Klaussner took the best actor prize for his role in the film and Haneke’s director of photography Christian Berger, who is also in the running for an Academy Award this year, received the prize for best cinematography.

Ali Samadi Ahadi’s culture-clash comedy Salami Aleikum won best feature debut, Birgit Minichmayr won best actress for her role in Maren Ade’s Everyone Else and Peter Doerfler’s Achterbahn won the award for best documentary.

The winners were voted for by the association’s 300-strong membership.