European Film Awards 2009 to THE WHITE RIBBON


European Film Awards 2009:

Best Film
Das weiße Band (The White Ribbon), Germany/Austria/France/Italy written and directed by Michael Haneke produced by Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz, Margaret Menegoz & Andrea Occhipinti

Best Director
Michael Haneke for Das Weisse Band (The White Ribbon)

Best Actor
Tahar Rahim in Un Prophete (A Prophet)

Best Actress
Kate Winslet in The Reader (Der Vorleser)

Best Screenwriter
Michael Haneke for Das Weisse Band (The White Ribbon)

Carlo Di Palma European Cinematographer Award
Anthony Dod Mantle for Antichrist & Slumdog Millionaire

Prix dʼExcellence
Brigitte Taillandier, Francis Wargnier, Jean-Paul Hurier & Marc Doisne for the Sound Design, Un Prophete (A Prophet)

Best Composer
Alberto Iglesias for Los Abrazos Rotos (Broken Embraces)

Discovery Award
Katalin Varga, Romania/UK/Hungary written & directed by Peter Strickland

Best Animated Feature Film
Mia et le Migou (Mia and the Migoo), France/Italy

Best Short Film
“Poste Restante” by Marcel Lozinski

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ken Loach

Achievement in World Cinema
Isabelle Huppert

Best Documentary - Prix ARTE
“The Sound of Insects” - Record of a Mummy, Switzerland by Peter Liechti

Co-Production Award – Prix Eurimages
Diana Elbaum and Jani Thiltges

Critics Award 2009 - Prix FIPRESCI
Andrzej Wajda for “Tatarak” (Sweet Rush)

Peopleʼs Choice Award for Best European Film
“Slumdog Millionaire”