Nominations were announced this afternoon at the Seville European Film Festival for the 29th European Film Awards. Among the titles in the Best European Film race are four pics that made their debuts in Cannes earlier this year including Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake from Ken Loach. Also transferring from the Croisette are Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann and Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta. Each of those latter three films are the Oscar submissions for the Foreign Language race from France, Germany and Spain, respectively. Rounding out the list vying for the Best Film prize is Lenny Abrahamson’s Room for which Brie Larson won the Best Actress Oscar last year.

Notable among the acting nods this year are Isabelle Huppert for her lauded turn in Elle, as well as the leads from Toni Erdmann and Hugh Grant in Florence Foster Jenkins.

The EFAs have been quite prescient in recent years when it comes to the outcome at the Academy Awards with such winners as Ida, The Great Beauty and Amour scooping prizes at both. The EFA ceremony will be held in Wroclaw, Poland on December 10. Below is the list of nominees unveiled today along with the previously announced contenders in Animated Feature and Comedy:

Elle, dir: Paul Verhoeven (France/Germany)
I, Daniel Blake, dir: Ken Loach (UK/France)
Julieta, dir: Pedro Almodovar (Spain)
Room, dir: Lenny Abrahamson (Ireland/Canada)
Toni Erdmann, dir: Maren Ade (Germany/Austria)

A Man Called Ove, dir: Hannes Holm
Look Who’s Back, dir: David Wnendt
La Vache, dir: Mohamed Hamidi

Paul Verhoeven, Elle
Cristian Mungiu, Graduation
Ken Loach, I, Daniel Blake
Pedro Almodovar, Julieta
Maren Ade, Toni Erdmann

Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Emma Suarez & Adriana Ugarte, Julieta
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Like Crazy
Trine Dyrholm, The Commune
Sandra Huller, Toni Erdmann

Rolf Lassgard, A Man Called Ove
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Dave Johns, I, Daniel Blake
Burghart Klaussner, The People Vs Fritz Bauer
Peter Simonischek, Toni Erdmann

Cristian Mungiu, Graduation
Paul Laverty, I, Daniel Blake
Emma Donoghue, Room
Maren Ade, Toni Erdmann
Tomasz Wasilewski, United States Of Love

Dogs, dir: Bogdan Mirica
Lieberman, dir: Jules Herrmann
Sand Storm, dir: Elite Zexer
The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki, dir: Juho Kuosmanen
Thirst, dir: Svetla Tsotsorkova

21 X New York, dir: Piotr Stasik
A Family Affair, dir: Tom Fassaert
Fire At Sea, dir: Gianfranco Rosi
Mr Gaga, dir: Tomer Heymann
S Is For Stanley, dir: Alex Infascelli
The Land Of The Enlightened, dir: Pieter-Jan De Pue

My Life As A Zucchini, dir: Claude Barras
Psiconauts, The Forgotten Children, dirs: Alberto Vázquez & Pedro Rivero
The Red Turtle, dir: Michael Dudok De Wit

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