CLOSE NOMINATED FOR FOUR EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
The streak of awards for the film CLOSE by Lukas Dhont may continue with one or more European Film Awards, since the beloved film has been nominated four times for Europes celebration of cinema. Not only has the film been nominated for European Film, Lukas Dhont is also nominated for European Director and for European Screenwriter, together with Angelo Tijssens. Also, young actor Eden Dambrine is nominated for European Actor for his role of Léo in the film.
CLOSE, produced by Menuet, is the second collaboration between Lukas Dhont and Topkapi Films. His debut film GIRL won Camera d’Or at the festival of Cannes in 2018. Lukas Dhont’s triumphant march for his latest film started at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prix, but the film has already won prizes in Hungary, Serbia, Germany, Norway, Israel and Australia. The film is distributed by Lumière in collaboration with Vedette. CLOSE is the official submission for Belgium for the upcoming edition of the Academy Awards.
The 35th edition of the European Film Awards will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland on Saturday December 10th.
CLOSE is now playing in Dutch cinemas.
CLOSE tells the story of Leo and Remi, both 13 years old and friends since forever. Until an unthinkable event drives them apart. Rattled with disbelief, Leo seeks re-approachement with Sophie, Remi’s mother. CLOSE is a film about friendship and responsibility. The young newcomers Eden Dambrine and Gustav De Waele play Leo and Remi.
Watch the trailer for CLOSE here: