Italian mob movie Gomorra swept the European Film Awards today, with a total of 5 wins in most of the top categories.¬† Kristin Scott Thomas won Best Actress for I’ve Loved You So Long. Gomorra is building the kind of international momentum the can lead to mulitple-nomination spillover in categories other than Best Foreign Language Film — like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly last year, and Pan’s Labyrinth in 2006.
- Best film: “Gomorra”
- Best director: Matteo Garrone, “Gomorra”
- Best actor: Toni Servillo, “Gomorra”
- Best actress: Kristin Scott Thomas, “I’ve Loved You So Long”
- Best screenwriter: Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso and Roberto Saviano, “Gomorra”
- Carlo di Palma European Cinematographer Award: Marco Onorato, “Gomorra”
(more winners and special prizes after the cut)