SONY PICTURES CLASSICS GARNERS 8 NOMINATIONS FROM THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST EUROPEAN FILM
PEDRO ALMODÓVAR’S PAIN AND GLORY RECEIVED 4 NOMINATIONS MARCO BELLOCHIO’S THE TRAITOR RECEIVED 4 NOMINATIONS
NEW YORK (November 9, 2019) – Sony Pictures Classics has garnered 8 nominations from the European Film Awards. Pedro Almodóvar’s PAIN AND GLORY received 4 nominations and Marco Bellochio’s THE TRAITOR received 4 nominations.
Please find Sony Pictures Classics’ full list of nominations by film below:
PAIN AND GLORY
- PAIN AND GLORY for “Best European Film”
- Pedro Almodóvar for “Best European Director”
- Antonio Banderas for “Best European Actor”
- Pedro Almodóvar for “Best European Screenwriter”
- THE TRAITOR for “Best European Film”
- Marco Bellocchio for “Best European Director”
- Pierfrancesco Favino for “Best European Actor”
- Marco Bellocchio, Ludovica Rampoldi, Valia Santella and Francesco Piccolo for “Best European Screenwriter”
ABOUT SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
Michael Barker and Tom Bernard serve as co-presidents of Sony Pictures Classics—an autonomous division of Sony Pictures Entertainment they founded with Marcie Bloom in January 1992—which distributes, produces, and acquires independent films from around the world. Barker and Bernard have released prestigious films that have won 39 Academy Awards® (35 of those at Sony Pictures Classics) and have garnered 173 Academy Award® nominations (147 at Sony Pictures Classics) including Best Picture nominations for CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, WHIPLASH, AMOUR, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, AN EDUCATION, CAPOTE, HOWARDS END, AND CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON.
ABOUT SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT
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