Mungiu’s Graduation Vies for EFA People’s Choice Award 2017

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    BERLIN: Cristian Mungiu’s contemporary drama Graduation is the only film from the CEE among the nine titles submitted for the EFA People's Choice Award 2017. The vote is open and the winner will be announced at the European Film Awards Ceremony set to take place in Berlin on 9 December 2017.

    In 2016, the EFA People's Choice Award went to the Polish film Body / Ciało directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and produced by Nowhere Sp. z o.o..

    Finalists of the EFA People's Choice Award 2017:

    A Monster Calls (Spain)
    Directed by J.A. Bayona

    Bridget Jones’s Baby (Ireland, UK, France, USA)
    Directed by Sharon Maguire

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (UK, USA)
    Directed by David Yates

    Frantz (France, Germany)
    Directed by François Ozon

    Graduation / Bacalaureat (Romania, Belgium, France)
    Produced by Mobra Films
    Coproduced by Why Not Productions, Les Films du Fleuve, France 3 Cinéma
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages

    Like Crazy / La pazza gioia (Italy)
    Directed by Paolo Virzì

    The Commune / Kollektivet (Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands)
    Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

    Stefan Zweig - Farewell to Europe / For der Morgenröte (Germany, Austria, France)
    Directed by Maria Schrader

    The Other Side of Hope / Toivon tuolla puolen (Finland, Germany)
    Directed by Aki Kaurismäki