The 15th European Film Awards were announced Saturday December 7 in Rome.
Fran輟is Ozon's "8 Women" ・Fanny Ardant, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Beart, Danielle Darrieux, Virginie Ledoyen, Ludivine Sagnier and Firmine Richard ・were honored with Best Actress awards. "To Have and To Be" by Nicolas Philibert picked up the Arte Prize for Best Documentary and "Divine Intervention" by Elia Suleiman was voted Best Non-European Film.
It is worth nothing the triumph of director Pedro Almodovar, who waltzed off with a stack of awards for "Talk to Her:" Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay as well as the Audience Prizes for Best Director and Best Actor, for Javier Camara.
The complete awards list for the 15th European Film Awards:
* Best European Film: "Talk to Her" by Pedro Almodovar ・Spain
* Best European Director: Pedro Almodovar ・"Talk to Her"
* Best European Actor: Sergio Castellitto ・"Mostly Martha" and "The Religion Hour (My Mother's Smile)"
* Best European Actresses: Fanny Ardant, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Beart, Danielle Darrieux, Virginie Ledoyen, Ludivine Sagnier and Firmine Richard ・"8 Women"
* Best Screenplay: Pedro Almodovar ・"Talk to Her"
* Best Cinematography: Pawel Edelman ・"The Pianist"
* Best Documentary: "To Be and To Have" by Nicolas Philibert ・France
* Best Short Film: "10 minuta" by Ahmed Imamovic - Bosnia-Herzegovina
* Best Non-European Film: "Divine Intervention" by Elia Suleiman ・Palestine
* Prize for his career as a whole: Tonino Guerra
* Prize for her contribution to world cinema: Victoria Abril
* Fassbinder Prize - Discovery: "Hukkle" by Gyorgy Palfi ・Hungary
* Critics' Prize: "Sweet Sixteen" by Ken Loach ・Great Britain
* Audience Prize ・Best European Director: Pedro Almodovar ・"Talk to Her"
* Audience Prize ・Best European Actor: Javier Camara - "Talk to Her"
* Audience Prize ・Best European Actress: Kate Winslet ・"Iris"