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‘Cold War’ Wins Big at the European Film Awards


No EFA winner has ever gone on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, but six have won the foreign language Oscar
Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War” has been named the best European film of 2018 at the European Film Awards, which were handed out on Saturday in Seville, Spain.
The decade-spanning drama, which was inspired by the stormy relationship between Pawlikowski’s parents, also won awards for its director, screenplay, lead actress (Joanna Kulig) and editor.
Marcello Fonte won the best-actor award for “Dogman,” which also took awards for its costume design and hair and makeup.
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Armando Iannucci’s “The Death of Stalin” was named the best European comedy, while “Bergman – A Year in a Life” won for documentary and “Another Day of Life” won for animated film.
Four of the Best European Film Award nominees – “Border,” “Cold War,” “Dogman” and “Girl” – are the foreign-language Oscar entries from Sweden, Poland, Italy and Belgium, respectively.

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