Six nominations for Film i Väst at European Film Awards

//Six nominations for Film i Väst at European Film Awards

Six nominations for Film i Väst at European Film Awards

Film i Väst’s co-productions Border and Borg are nominated to six European Film Awards by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions. Both feature films are shot in Västra Götaland in Sweden. The more than 3,500 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 15 December in Seville, Spain.

Border

Nominations:

  • European Screenwriter 2018: Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf, John Ajvide Lindqvist
  • European Actress 2018: Eva Melander
  • European Director 2018: Ali Abbasi
  • European Film 2018
  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2018

Awards:

  • European Visual Effects Supervisor 2018: Peter Hjorth

CAST & CREW

Directed by: Ali Abbasi
Written by: Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf, John Ajvide Lindqvist
Produced by: Nina Bisgaard, Piodor Gustafsson, Petra Jönsson
Director of Photography: Nadim Carlsen
Editor: Anders Skov, Olivia Neegaard-Holm
Production Design: Frida Hoas
Costume Design: Elsa Fischer
Hair & Make up Artist: Göran Lundström
Composer: Christoffer Berg, Martin Dirkov
Sound Design: Christian Holm
Special Effects Supervisor: Peter Hjorth
Main Cast: Eva Melander (Tina), Eero Milonoff (Vore) 

Synopsis: Border guard Tina is extraordinarily good at spotting smugglers. One day, a suspicious-looking man steps off the ferry. Unable to identify what he’s hiding, she becomes obsessed with him and the disturbing aura he exudes. Her investigation reveals much more than expected, and she is soon forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.

Borg/McEnroe

Nominations:

  • People’s Choice Award 2018
  • European Actor 2018: Sverrir Gudnason
  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2018

CAST & CREW

Directed by: Janus Metz
Written by: Ronnie Sandahl
Produced by: Jon Nohrstedt, Fredrik Wikström Nicastro
Director of Photography: Niels Thastum
Editor: Per Sandholt, Per K. Kirkegaard
Production Design: Lina Nordqvist
Costume Design: Kicki Ilander
Hair & Make up Artist: Anna Carin Lock
Composer: Jonas Struck, Vladislav Delay, Jon Ekstrand, Carl-Johan Sevedag
Sound Design: Rasmus Winther Jensen, Heikki Kossi
Special Effects Supervisor: Torbjörn Olsson, Alexander Hansson
Main Cast: Tuva Novotny (Mariana Simionescu), Leo Borg (Björn Borg age 12), Marcus Mossberg (Björn Borg age 15), Sverrir Gudnason (Björn Borg), Shia LaBeouf (John McEnroe), Stellan Skarsgård (Lennart Bergelin)

Synopsis: The story of one of the world’s greatest icons, Björn Borg, and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980s Wimbledon tournament. It’s a story of two men that became legends and the price they had to pay.
Wimbledon, 1980. The rainiest summer in decades. The world is waiting to see the number one tennis player in the world, Björn Borg, claim his fifth Wimbledon title. But few know of the drama behind the scenes: at only 24, Borg is close to the end – run-down, worn out and ridden with anxiety. Meanwhile, the challenger John McEnroe, 20, has decided to replace his former hero on the Wimbledon throne.
BORG/MCENROE is a story about the price of success. How the world’s two best tennis players, already in their early twenties, are imprisoned by their own careers. Two athletes constantly reduced to each other’s opposites by a commercialised tennis industry: the cartoonish ”lce Borg” and ”Superbrat”. Two rivals who, during Wimbledon 1980, are forced to realise that the only person capable of understanding what they are going through is their worst enemy.

 

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