The European Film Academy has published the list of nominations for the European Film Awards, which includes Hungarian films “White Plastic Sky” and “27”, according to Hungarian media reports.
“White Plastic Sky”, Tibor Bánóczki’s and Sarolta Szabó‘s sci-fi animation is set in a future where, after the complete destruction of the Earth‘s flora and fauna, scientists experiment with an incredibly nutritious plant implanted in the human body. In this cruel world where survival comes at a heavy price, one man breaks all the rules to save his wife’s life. The filmmakers used the rotoscope technique to draw the characters frame by frame, so that even the slightest tremor of the actors can be seen on the screen.
Flóra Anna Buda’s animated short film entitled “27”, which won the Palme d’Or for Best Short Film at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, is about the existential crisis of a 27-year-old girl who lives with her parents and tries to break out of her depressing impasse by partying too much. The short film was produced by the French Miyu and Hungarian Boddah companies,
According to a report by 24.hu, however, there is a chance that there will be another Hungarian film in the running, as Gábor Reisz’s “Explanation for Everything” has been shortlisted for the 40 Best Feature Films, which will be narrowed down to the finalists next month.
The awards will be presented for the 36th time in Berlin on 9 December and will be decided by the votes of 4,600 film academy members in 24 categories.
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