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OSCARS 2019 Allemagne

Never Look Away a l'Oscar en ligne de mire

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- Après sa victoire aux Academy Awards 2007 avec La Vie des autres, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck représente de nouveau l'Allemagne pour les nominations à l'Oscar du meilleur film en langue étrangère

Never Look Away a l'Oscar en ligne de mire
Never Look Away de Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Cet article est disponible en anglais.

As his new film, Never Look Away [+lire aussi :
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, is about to world-premiere as one of the contenders for this year's Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, after which it will screen at Toronto as a Special Presentation, German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, widely celebrated for the riveting Stasi-themed The Lives of Others [+lire aussi :
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 – which won, amongst many other prizes, the 2007 Oscar for Best Foreign-language Film, the second and last (to date) for Germany after the triumph of Caroline Link's Nowhere in Africa [+lire aussi :
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 in 2002 – has been chosen to represent his country again in the Oscar race.

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Never Look Away starts off as a love story between two students, young artist Kurt (Tom Schilling, of Oh Boy [+lire aussi :
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interview : Jan Ole Gerster
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 fame) and Ellie (Paula Beer), which is made more complicated by the ferocious reluctance of her father, Carl (Sebastian Koch, the playwright under surveillance in The Lives of Others), a successful doctor. However, things turn darker as a terrible crime from the past linking the fates of all three characters resurfaces.

The film, chosen by an independent jury gathering together the representatives of eight German film associations, under the supervision of German Films (which was therefore not part of the vote), was one of 11 potential candidates short-listed for the honour of being presented to the Academy, alongside such titles as this year's big winner at the German Lolas, Emily Atef’s 3 Days in Quiberon [+lire aussi :
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interview : Emily Atef
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Thomas Stuber’s In the Aisles [+lire aussi :
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interview : Franz Rogowski
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Markus Goller’s My Brother Simple [+lire aussi :
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Lars Kraume’s impressive The Silent Revolution [+lire aussi :
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Ali Soozandeh’s animated title Tehran Taboo [+lire aussi :
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 and Christian Petzold’s Transit [+lire aussi :
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interview : Christian Petzold
interview : Franz Rogowski
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.

Henckel von Donnersmarck's new feature was produced by Pergamon Film and Wiedemann & Berg Film (also the producers of The Lives of Others) in co-production with Beta Cinema (also the film’s sales agent) and ARD Degeto/BR and in cooperation with Sky Germany and ARTE, with funding from the German Federal Film Fund, the Czech Film Fund, and several German regional funds. Beta has already sold Never Look Away in over 60 territories, including Spain, Italy, France, the UK, Latin America and the USA (where it will be released by Sony Pictures Classics). In Germany, the film will be brought to theatres by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Germany

The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards will be revealed on 22 January, and the glamorous ceremony itself will take place on 24 February.

(Traduit de l'anglais)

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