“Fabian or The Walk to the Dogs”
Favorite at the German Film Awards with ten nominations
According to the nominations, the favorite of the German Film Awards is “Fabian or The Walk to the Dogs” – but not the main actor Tom Schilling.
With a somewhat bumpy livestream from Kino International in Berlin, actor Ulrich Matthes (62) and Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters (59) this year’s nominees for the German Film Award announced. “Curveball -We make the truth”, “Fabian or the walk to the dogs”, “I am your person”, “Je suis Karl”, “Schachnovelle” and “And tomorrow the whole thing are nominated in the main category” Best Feature Film ” World”.
Dominik Grafs (68) “Fabian or The Walk to the Dogs” is likely to be the big favorite at the award ceremony on October 1st. The film with Tom Schilling (39) in the leading role received a total of ten nominations, including “Best Director”, “Best Editing”, “Best Female Leading Role” for Saskia Rosendahl (28) and “Best Female Supporting Role” for Meret Becker (52). Tom Schilling, however, came away empty-handed.
The best leading roles
In the “Best Male Leading Role” category, Oliver Masucci (52) in “Enfant terrible”, Dan Stevens (38) in “Ich bin dein Mensch” and Jannis Niewöhner (29) in “Je suis Karl” compete against each other. In addition to Rosendahl, Maren Eggert (47) in “Ich bin dein Mensch” and Luna Wedler (21) in “Je suis Karl” have also been nominated as “Best Female Leading Role”.
Maria Schrader’s (55) “Ich bin dein Mensch” (I am your person) is also noticeably often represented in the nomination list with a total of five nominations in categories such as “Best Screenplay” or “Best Director” and “Tides” with six nominations, for example in the categories “Best visual.” Effects “or” Best Score “.
Honorary award for Senta Berger
“Herr Bachmann und seine Klasse”, “Space Dogs” and “Walchensee Forever” are fighting for the award “Best Documentary”. The price for the “film with the most visitors” has already been determined. It goes to “Nightlife” by Simon Verhoeven (49), who drew 3.1 million visitors to the cinemas – “During Corona times – you have to do that first”, as actor Ulrich Matthes (62) at the side of Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters (59) said on Thursday when the announcement was made. This year the honorary award goes to Senta Berger (80).
The film prize is the most important national award in the industry and will be presented on October 1st in Berlin. The event can be followed from 23:00 on ZDF.