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German Film Award Nominations 2008

The German Film Academy announced today the nominations for 15 categories of the 2008 German Films Awards (LOLA). The award ceremony takes place on April 25th in Berlin. The following films are nominated: Best Feature FilmAND ALONG COME TOURISTS produced by 23/5 Filmproduktion, directed by Robert ThalheimON THE EDGE OF HEAVEN produced by corazón international, directed by Fatih AkinCHERRY BLOSSOMS produced by Olga Film, directed by Doris DörrieSHOPPEN produced by ralf westhoff filmproduktion, DRIFE Deyle and Richter Filmproduktion, directed by Ralf WesthoffTHE WAVE produced by Rat Pack Filmproduktion, directed by Dennis GanselYELLA produced by Schramm Film Koerner & Weber, directed by Christian Petzold Best Documentary FilmTO THE LIMIT produced by Hager Moss Film, Lotus Film and Quinte Film, directed by Pepe DanquartPOOL OF PRINCESSES produced by Reverse Angle Factory, directed by Bettina Blümner Best Children’s FilmLEROY produced by Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduktion, directed by Armin VölckersMAX MINSKY AND ME produced by X Filme Creative Pool, directed by Anna Justice  The nominees for the other categories are:  Best Script: Fatih Akin, Doris Dörrie, Ralf WesthoffBest Direction: Fatih Akin, Doris Dörrie, Christian PetzoldBest Actress: Nina Hoss (YELLA), Carice van Houten (BLACKBOOK), Valerie Koch (THE CALLING GAME), Victoria Trauttmannsdorff (COUNTERPARTS) Best Actor: Matthias Brandt (COUNTERPARTS), Ulrich Noethen (RUNAWAY HORSE), Elmar Wepper (CHERRY BLOSSOMS) Best Supporting Actress: Hannelore Elsner (CHERRY BLOSSOMS), Christine Schorn (ACCORDING TO THE PLAN), Hanna Schygulla (ON THE EDGE OF HEAVEN) Best Supporting Actor: Justus von Dohnányi (BIS ZUM ELLENBOGEN), Herbert Knaup (YOU ARE NOT ALONE), Frederick Lau (THE WAVE) Best Photography: Hans Fromm (YELLA), Daniel Gottschalk (TRADE), Benedict Neuenfels (LOVE LIFE)Best Editor: Andrew Bird (ON THE EDGE OF HEAVEN), Ueli Christen (THE WAVE), Hansjörg Weißbrich (TRADE)Best Set Design: Christian M. Goldbeck (LOVE LIFE), Eduard Krajewski (EIGHT MILES HIGH), Erwin Prib (ABSURDISTAN) Best Costume Design: Sabine Greuning (CHERRY BLOSSOMS), Petra Kray (EIGHT MILES HIGH), Yan Tax (BLACK BOOK) Best Music Score: Ali N. Askin (LEROY), Annette Focks (RUNAWAY HORSE), Ralf Wengenmayr (LISSI AND THE WILD EMPEROR)Best Sound Design: Dirk W. Jacob, Martin Steyer, Pawel Wldowczak (TRADE), Joe Knauer, Max Rammler, Erik Mischijew, Matz Müller (TO THE LIMIT), Frank Kruse, Matthias Lempert, Fabian Schmidt, Carsten Richter, Hans Warns (THE THREE ROBBERS)

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