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AWARDS Denmark

With 16 nominations, A Family leads the race for Denmark’s Roberts

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With 16 nominations, A Family leads the race for Denmark’s Roberts

Danish director Pernille Fischer Christensen’s A Family [+see also:
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, which was launched in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival to win the international critics’ FIPRESCI prize, leads the race for Denmark’s Robert awards, which will be presented at Copenhagen’s Cirkusbygningen on February 5.

A Family received the maximum of 16 nominations, ahead of Martin P. Zandvliet’s A Funny Man [+see also:
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(14 noms) and Lars von Trier’s Melancholia [+see also:
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(13 noms) – all three are contenders for Best Film, with Ole Christian Madsen’s Superclasico [+see also:
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(Denmark’s submission for the Oscars) and Carlos Augusto de Oliveira’s Rosa Morena.

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The five top-nominated films scooped 61 noms out of the 85 total, and lead by A Family and Melancholia, productions by Zentropa Entertainments signed 39. Anders W. Berthelsen will compete against himself - he is nominated as Best Actor both for Superclásico and Rosa Morena (which in either case will go to South America). At the awards ceremony Denmark’s Film Academy will also give prizes for Best Documentary (long and short), Best Animation (long and short), Best American and Best Non-US Feature, adding YouSee’s Audience Award. The event is hosted by Søs Egelind and Alexandre Villaume.

FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

16 nominations
A Family by Pernille Fischer Christensen
Produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Vinca Wiedemann for Zentropa Entertainments

14 nominations
A Funny Man by Martin P Zandvliet
Produced by Mikael Chr Rieks for Koncern Film

13 noms
Melancholia by Lars von Trier
Produced by Meta Louise Foldager and Louise Vesth for Zentropa Entertainments

10 nominations
Superclásico by Ole Christian Madsen
Produced by Lars Bredo Rahbek and Signe Leick Jensen for Nimbus Film

8 nominations
Rosa Morena by Carlos Augusto de Oliveira
Produced by Thomas Gammeltoft, Astrid Hytten, Ivan Teixeira and Hank Levine for Fine & Mellow

6 nominations
Rebounce [+see also:
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by Heidi Maria Faisst
Produced by MetaLouise Foldager for Zentropa Entertainments

5 nominations
Juan [+see also:
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by Kasper Holten
Produced by Malene Blenkov and Michael Schønnemann for Blenkov & Schønnemann

3 nominations
ID:A [+see also:
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by Christian E Christiansen
Produced by Louise Vesth for Zentropa Entertainments

2 nominations
Beast [+see also:
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by Christoffer Boe
Produced by Tine Grew Pfeiffer for Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen
The Great Bear by Esben Toft Jacobsen
Produced by Petter Lindblad for Copenhagen Bombay Productions
Ronal the Barbarian by Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Philip Einstein Lipski, Kresten Vestbjerg
Produced by Trine Heidegaard for Einstein Film

1 nomination
Bora Bora [+see also:
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by Hans Fabian Wullenweber
Produced by Stine Spang Hansen for Nimbus Film
Freddy Frogface by Peter Dodd, Gert Fredholm
Produced by Nina Crone, Erik Wilstrup for Crone Film
Love Is In The Air [+see also:
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by Simon Staho
Produced by Jonas Frederiksen for Zentropa Entertainments
Room 304 [+see also:
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by Birgitte Stærmose
Produced by Jesper Morthorst for Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen

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