‘Amour’ leads European Film Awards with 6 nominations

With six nominations, Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winning film, Amour, leads the recently announced nominees for the European Film Awards. Receiving noms in all the major categories, including two acting nominations, it’s certainly got widespread appeal, could this translate to Oscar? Amour isn’t the only Oscar contender, past or present, included in the nominations with the European Film category including the likes of Barbara, Caesar Must Die, The Intouchables, Shame and The Hunt, the last two of which received five nominations a piece. View the full list of nominees after the jump!

European Film
“Amour”
“Barbara”
“Caesar Must Die”
“The Intouchables”
“The Hunt”
“Shame”

European Director
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”
Michael Haneke, “Amour”
Steve McQueen, “Shame”
Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, “Caesar Must Die”
Thomas Vinterberg, “The Hunt”

European Actor
François Cluzet, Omar Sy, “The Intouchables”
Michael Fassbender, “Shame”
Mads Mikkelsen, “The Hunt”
Gary Oldman, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”
Jean-Louis Trintignant, “Amour”

European Actress
Emilie Dequenne, “Our Children”
Nina Hoss, “Barbara”
Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”
Margarethe Tiesel, “Paradise: Love”
Kate Winslet, “Carnage”

European Screenwriter
Michael Haneke, “Amour”
Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg, “The Hunt”
Cristian Mungiu, “Beyond the Hills”
Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, “The Intouchables”
Roman Polanski, Yasmina Reza, “Carnage”

European Cinematographer
Sean Bobbit, “Shame”
Bruno Delbonnel, “Faust”
Darius Khondji, “Amour”
Gökhan Tiryaki, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”
Hoyte van Hoytema, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”

European Editor
Janus Billeskov Jansen, Anne Østerud, “The Hunt”
Roberto Perpigani, “Caesar Must Die”
Joe Walker, “Shame”

European Production Designer
Maria Djurkovic, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”
Niels Sejer, “A Royal Affair”
Elena Zhukova, “Faust”

European Composer
Cyrill Aufort, Gabriel Yared, “A Royal Affair”
François Couturier, “Shun Li and the Poet”
George Fenton, “The Angels’ Share”
Alberto Iglesias, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”

The 25th annual European Film Awards will be held on December 1, 2012.

www.europeanfilmawards.eu.