The Favorite Triumphs At European Film Awards

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December 7, 2019 | 4:33pm EST

Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favorite picked up another string of wins at the European Film Awards in Berlin, Germany on Saturday (07Dec19).
The filmmaker claimed the Best European Director prize, while his Oscar-winning leading lady, Olivia Colman, picked up the Best Actress trophy and the film was named European Film of the year.
There were also wins for Antonio Banderas, who took home the Best Actor award for his role in Pedro Almodovar’s Pain & Glory, and director Ladj Ly’s Cannes Film Festival hit Les Miserables, which claimed the European Discovery prize.
The night’s winners list is:
European Film: The Favorite
European Director: Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favorite
European Actor: Antonio Banderas, Pain And Glory
European Actress: Olivia Colman, The Favorite
European Screenwriter: Celine Sciamma, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
European Discovery: Les Miserables
European Comedy: The Favorite
European Documentary: For Sama
European Short Film: The Christmas Gift
European Animated Film: Bunuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles
People’s Choice Award: Cold War