Monday, March 06, 2017

70th Bodil Awards Winners

Last Saturday night Denmark's National Association of Film Critics had their award ceremony and the big winner of the night is I Blodet (In the Blood) as won the top award plus Victoria Carmen won Supporting Actress.  But Forældre (Parents) by actor-turned-director Christian Tafdrup leads with four awards.

Last year the award went to Under Sandet (Land of Mine) which was not their Oscar submission but strangely enough became Denmark's submission to 2017 Oscars and as we know, film got a nomination.  So, have to wonder what will happen next year, will I Blodet become country's submission to Oscar?

Best Film: I Blodet (In the Blood), Rasmus Heisterberg

Best Actress: Trine Dyrholm in Kollektivet (The Commune)
Best Supporting Actress: Victoria Carmen in I Blodet (In the Blood)

Best Actor: Søren Malling in Forældre (Parents)
Best Supporting Actor: Lars Mikkelsen in Der kommer en dag (The Day Will Come)

Best Cinematographer: Maria von Hausswolff for Forældre (Parents)
Best Original Screenplay: Christian Tafdrup for Forældre (Parents)

Best Documentary: The War Show, Andreas Møl Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon, Denmark, Finland and Syria
Best Non-US Feature: Toni Erdmann, Maren Ade, Germany and Austria
Best US Feature: The Revenant, Alejandro González Iñárritu

Special Bodil:  Christina Rosendahl, Director/Chairwoman of the Danish Film Directors Association
Honorary Bodil: Henning Jensen, Actor
Henning Bahs Award: Production designer Jette Lehmann for Forældre (Parents)

Streaming Prize: A Conspiracy of Faith, Hans Petter Moland, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Norway

To check winners at official site go here, available only in Danish.

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