WARSAW, December 11. /Offset. TASS Irina Polina/. The European film Academy (European Film Academy) announced the winners of the prize European Film Awards 2016. The ceremony took place on Saturday evening in the Polish city of Wroclaw.
the Best film of the year was the Austro-German tragicomedy “Toni Erdmann” (Toni Erdmann), in addition to the main prize received in this year all the important awards. The author of the film, Maren Ade became the first creative competition for scriptwriters and Directors. For the role of an eccentric father, who poses as a businessman to establish a relationship with the daughter, the award “Best European actor” was awarded to Peter Simonischek. Who played the role of daughter Sandra Hyuller named best European actress of the year.
during the ceremony, European film Academy celebrated Russian composer Ilya Demutsky. He was awarded the title “Best European composer,” the music for the film “Student” directed by Kirill Serebrennikov.
recognized as the Best Comedy in the Swedish film “the Second life of Uwe” (Man Called Ove, 2015) on the older corrosive grumpy, annoying neighbours an eternal NIT-picking, but has a good heart. Best European animated film was the French film “the Life of the tavern” (Ma vie de Courgette) Claude Barras about the life of a young boy with a tragic fate. A short film of the year – “Nine days from my window in Aleppo” (9 Days: From My Window in Aleppo). Among documentaries, the jury chose joint project of Italy and France “Sea on fire” (Fire at Sea) about swept Europe’s migration crisis.
the Award of the European film Academy, located in Berlin, was established in 1988. According to the original plan, it was opposed to the American “Oscar” as the main cinematic award of a United Europe. Every second year the award ceremony takes place in the German capital, and in other years in different cities of Europe. 10 years ago this celebration of European cinema took Warsaw.