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Vanishing Waves leads nominees in 2013 Silver Cranes


- Lithuania's National Film Awards sees one of the country's most successful films walk away with a clutch of nominations

Vanishing Waves leads nominees in 2013 Silver Cranes

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(AKA Aurora - review - photo) continues its dominance of the Lithuanian film scene as it receives nine nominations in the 2013 Silver Cranes – the country’s national film and TV awards handed out by the Lithuanian Film Academy. With the film already in possession of a raft of awards from across the world – its latest being a special mention at the 31st edition of the Brussels Fantastic Film Festival – there is a good chance that the erotic sci-fi film will be add more trophies to its collection when the awards are announced. Other popular nominees in this year’s awards include the love story Letters to Sofia and the comedy Lonely Valentine.

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25 films were chosen from a selection of 57 by a jury consisting of Rasa Paukštytė (Film Critic), Gintaras Sodeika (Composer), Renata Šukaitytė, Ieva Staržinskaitė (Film and Culture programme coordinator and interpreter and Kornelijus Matuzevičius (Chairman of the Jury, Director & Cinematographer).

The winners will be announced on May 11th in Vilnius. The full list of nominees is:

Best Feature Film

Vanishing Waves, Dir. Kristina Buožytė

Valentinas vienas (Lonely Valentine), Dir. Simonas Aškelavičius

Laiškai Sofijai (Letters to Sofija), Dir Robert Mullan

Best Short Fiction

Plaukikė (A Swimmer), Dir. Gabrielė Urbonaitė

Expermenas, Dir. Ričardas Marcinkus

God's Got His Head in the Clouds, Dir. Gianluca Sodaro

Best Feature Documentary

MAAT, Dir. Romas Lileikis

Igruški, Dir. Lina Lužytė

Conversations On Serious Topics, Dir. Giedrė Beinoriūtė

Dreaming the Path, Dir. Jokūbas Vilius Tūras

Best Short Documentary

Liza, Go Home!, Dir. Oksana Buraja

Paradise Road, Dir. Tomas Smulkis

Among the Grass, Dir. R.Rakauskaitė

Best Animation

Saga, Dir. I.Miškinytė

Granny's Tale, Dirs. Valentas Aškinis & Jūratė Leikaitė-Aškinienė

Guilt, Dir. R.Bartkutė

Best TV Film

KVDT...ateinu, Dir. Tomas Dainius Ribaitis

Rudens šauklių valdose, Dir. Vytas Jankevičius

Dovydas prieš Galijotą, Dir. Juozas Sabolius

Best Actor

Marius Jampolskis, Vanishing Waves

Rokas Zubovas, Letters to Sofia

Andrius Bialobžeskis, Forget Me

Best Actress

Jurga Jutaitė, Vanishing Waves

Marija Korenkaitė, Letters to Sofia

Aldona Bendoriūtė, Forget Me

Best Supporting Actor

Vytautas ŠapranauskasLonely Valentine

Giedrius Savickas, Lonely Valentine

Kostas Smoriginas, Silent Night

Best Supporting Actress

Gabija Jaraminaitė Ryškuvienė, Lonely Valentine

Dalia Storyk, Silent Night

Ramūnė Skardžiūnaitė, Letters to Sofia

Best Director

Kristina Buožytė, Vanishing Waves

Oksana Buraja, Liza, Go Home!

Jokūbas Vilius Tūras, Dreaming the Path

Best Script

Kristina Buožytė & Bruno Samper, Vanishing Waves

Juozas Javaitis & Pranas Morkus, Century of Česlovas Milošas

Jokūbas Vilius Tūras, Dreaming the Path

Best Cinematographer

Feliksas Abrukauskas, Vanishing Waves

Kristina Sereikaitė, Liza, Go Home!

Viktoras Radzevičius, MAAT

Best Composer

Peter Von Poehl, Vanishing Waves

Lina Lapelytė, Paradise Road

Kipras Mašanauskas, MAAT

Best Professional Work

Agnė Rimkutė for costume design

Ieva Norvilienė for producing the movie Vanishing Waves

Kristina Buožytė, Bruno Samper / UAB Okta, Alchemy 24, La Planete Rouge & Cyberpunk for the effects in Vanishing Waves

Best Student Work (Silver Crane‘s Egg)

Beautiful Day, Dir. Nerijus Kanišauskas

Outside, Dir. Greta Stančiauskaitė

Sacrifice, Dir. Jurgis Matulevičius

Normal People Don't Explode Themselves, Dir. Marija Kavtaradz

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