Costa Earns European Film Awards Nomination for “Victoria”

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9 Nov 2015 | LATINews

Laia Costa has earned her first-ever European Film Awards nod…

The 30-year-old Spanish actress has earned the nomination for her starring role in Sebastian Schipper’s Victoria.

Laia Costa in Victoria

Costa is nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of the title character in the film, which was shot in a single take.

Victoria centers on a runaway party girl, who is asked by four friendly men to join them as they hit the town. Their wild night of partying turns into a bank robbery.

Costa is up against Margherita Buy, Charlotte Rampling, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz.

Costa’s other film credits include Tengo ganas de ti. Her television credits include Carlos, Rey Emperador, Bandolera and The Red Band Society.

The EFAs will be announced in Berlin on December 12.

Here’s a look at all the nominees:

EUROPEAN FILM 2015
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway
Written & Directed by Roy Andersson
Produced by Pernilla Sandström

MUSTANG
France, Germany, Turkey
Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Written by Deniz Gamze Ergüven & Alice Winocour
Produced by Charles Gillibert

RAMS
Iceland, Denmark
Written & Directed by Grímur Hákonarson
Produced by Grímar Jónsson 

THE LOBSTER
UK, Ireland, Greece, France, Netherlands
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Written by Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou
Produced by Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey & Yorgos Lanthimos 

VICTORIA
Germany
Written & Directed by Sebastian Schipper
Produced by Jan Dressler 

YOUTH
Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Written & Directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Produced by Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima & Carlotta Calori 

EUROPEAN COMEDY 2015
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway
Written & Directed by Roy Andersson
Produced by Pernilla Sandström 

THE BÉLIER FAMILY
France
Directed by Eric Lartigau
Written by Eric Lartigau, Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carre de Malberg & Thomas Bidegain
Produced by Eric Jehelmann, Philippe Rousselet & Stéphane Celerier 

THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT
Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Directed by Jaco Van Dormael
Written by Jaco Van Dormael & Thomas Gunzig
Produced by Jaco Van Dormael, Olivier Rausin & Daniel Marquet 

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY 2015
A SYRIAN LOVE STORY
UK
Directed by Sean McAllister
Produced by Elhum Shakerifar 

AMY
UK
Directed by Asif Kapadia
Produced by James Gay-Rees 

DANCING WITH MARIA
Italy, Argentina, Slovenia
Written & Directed by Ivan Gergolet
Produced by Igor Princic, David Rubio & Miha Cernec 

THE LOOK OF SILENCE
Denmark, Norway, Indonesia
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer
Produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen 

TOTO AND HIS SISTERS
Romania, Hungary
Written & Directed by Alexander Nanau
Produced by Valeriu Nicolae, Hanka Kastelicova, Alexander Nanau, Catalin Mitulescu & Marcian Lazar 

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2015
Roy Andersson for A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Yorgos Lanthimos for THE LOBSTER
Nanni Moretti for MY MOTHER
Sebastian Schipper for VICTORIA
Paolo Sorrentino for YOUTH
Małgorzata Szumowska for BODY

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2015
Margherita Buy in MY MOTHER
Laia Costa in VICTORIA
Charlotte Rampling in 45 YEARS
Alicia Vikander in EX MACHINA
Rachel Weisz in YOUTH

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2015
Michael Caine in YOUTH
Tom Courtenay in 45 YEARS
Colin Farrell in THE LOBSTER
Christian Friedel in 13 MINUTES
Vincent Lindon in THE MEASURE OF A MAN

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2015
Roy Andersson for A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Alex Garland for EX MACHINA
Andrew Haigh for 45 YEARS
Radu Jude & Florin Lazarescu for AFERIM!
Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou for THE LOBSTER
Paolo Sorrentino for YOUTH


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