Turkish films in European festival
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
‘Once Upon A Time in Anatolia’ will compete for the European Award.Two Turkish films, “Bir Zamanlar Anadolu” (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia) and “Sessiz” (Silent), will compete for this year’s European Film Awards, which will be announced Dec. 1.
The Seville European Film Festival, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the nominations for the 25th European Film Awards. Leading the field is “Love,” Michael Haneke’s moving French language drama about an elderly couple, with six nominations for the film, director and screenplay for Haneke, best cinematography for Darius Khondji and two acting nominations for Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant.
“Love” is followed by two films with five nominations each. Thomas Vinterberg’s Danish drama, “The Hunt” is nominated for the film, directing and screenplay for Vinterberg, the latter shared with Tobias Lindholm, and Mads Mikkelsen for acting. For the Turkish crime drama “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia,” Nuri Bilge Ceylan is nominated in the European Director’s category and Gökhan Tiryaki for the Carlo di Palma European Cinematographer Award.