Striking, versatile stage actress whose relatively few screen appearances have yielded several memorable performances. Sukowa played the title character of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Lola" (1982), fo...
British stars Keira Knightley and Jude Law are nominated for acting prizes at the 2013 European Film Awards for their roles in period blockbuster Anna Karenina. Knightley, who played the title role, will go up against Naomi Watts (The Impossible), Veerle Baetens (The Broken Circle Breakdown), Barbara Sukowa (Hannah Arendt) and Luminita Gheorghiu (Child's Pose) for the Best Actress prize.
Law will compete for the Best Actor trophy against Johan Heldenbergh (The Broken Circle Breakdown), Fabrice Luchini (In the House), Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty) and Tom Schilling (Oh Boy).
The Best Film nominations include The Best Offer, Blancanieves, The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Great Beauty, Oh Boy And Adele: Chapters 1 & 2.
Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve will be presented with a lifetime achievement award at the prizegiving in Berlin, Germany on 7 December (13).
The Brokeback Mountain star and the Melancholia actress will join revered British director Mike Leigh, who has been appointed the jury president at the February (12) event.
Filmmaker Anton Corbijn, French director Francois Ozon and German actress Barbara Sukowa are also among the other panellists, reports Deadline.com.
Tom Hanks' movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and The Flowers of War, starring Christian Bale, are among the movies already selected for the festival.
The 10-day long event will begin on 9 February (12).
Worked as stage actress in Berlin, Breman and Darmstadt
Striking, versatile stage actress whose relatively few screen appearances have yielded several memorable performances. Sukowa played the title character of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Lola" (1982), for which she was named Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival, and had leading roles in Margarethe von Trotta's "Marianne and Julianne" (1982) and "Rosa Luxemburg" (1985). She subsequently appeared in such other features as Volker Schlöndorff's "Voyager" (1991) as a woman abandoned by Sam Shepard, in David Cronenberg's "M. Butterfly" (1993) as the wife of a French diplomat (Jeremy Irons) who leaves her for a Chinese woman who is really a man (John Lone) and "Johnny Mnemonic" (1995).