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The Ghost Writer sweeps the 2010 European Film Awards

Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer swept the 23rd European Film Awards, which were presented in a sadly inconspicuous ceremony held last night in Tallinn, Estonia.

The Ghost Writer was named Best European Film of the year, while Polanski and Ewan McGregor reaped kudos as Best Director and Best Actor, respectively. The film won 6 of the 7 awards it was nominated for.

Among the other winners were Sylvie Testud, who won the Best Actress Award for her role in Lourdes, and Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist, named Best Animated Film.

Here is the complete list of winners:

EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES
Zeynep Özbatur Atakan
EUROPEAN COMPOSER
Alexandre Desplat for THE GHOST WRITER
CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD
Giora Bejach for LEBANON
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
THE ILLUSIONIST
directed by: Sylvain Chomet
EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER
Robert Harris & Roman Polanski for THE GHOST WRITER
EUROPEAN DIRECTOR
Roman Polanski for THE GHOST WRITER
EUROPEAN EDITOR
Luc Barnier & Marion Monnier for CARLOS
EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Albrecht Konrad for THE GHOST WRITER
THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST EUROPEAN FILM
MR. NOBODY
written and directed by Jaco van Dormael
produced by Philippe Godeau
CINEMEUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD AWARD
Gabriel Yared
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY – PRIX ARTE
NOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ (Nostalgia for the Light)
Directed by: Patricio Guzmán
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SHORT FILM
HANOI – WARSZAWA (Hanoi – Warsaw)
by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz
EUROPEAN ACTRESS
Sylvie Testud in LOURDES
EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI
LEBANON
written & directed by Samuel Maoz
produced by Moshe Edery, Leon Edery, David Silber, Uri Sabag, Einat Bickel, Benjamina Mirnik & Illan Girard
EUROPEAN ACTOR
Ewan McGregor in THE GHOST WRITER
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Bruno Ganz

EUROPEAN FILM
THE GHOST WRITER
directed by Roman Polanski
written by Robert Harris & Roman Polanski
produced by Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde & Roman Polanski



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