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The Bloomies for 2013

English Language Films
Foreign Films

12 Years a Slave (McQueen)    
Nebraska (A. Payne)
Before Midnight (R. Linklater)
Philomena (Frears)
Blue Jasmine (W. Allen)
Her (S. Jonze)
What Maisie Knew (S. McGehee & D. Siegel)
American Hustle (D. O. Russell)
Inside Llewyn Davis (J. & E. Coen)
Prisoners (Villeneuve)
All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor)
Captain Phillips (Greengrass)
Saving Mr. Banks (J. L. Hancock)
Parkland (Landesman)
Take This Waltz (S. Polley)
Ginger & Rosa (S. Potter)
Rush (R. Howard)
Detachment (T. Kaye)
August: Osage County (J. Wells)
Gravity (A. Cuarón)
The Wolf of Wall Street (Scorsese)
Lone Survivor (P. Berg)
Never Forever (G. Kim)
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (J. Chadwick)
42 (Helgeland)
Shadow Dancer (J. Marsh)
The Company You Keep (Redford)
Mother and Child (R. Garcia)
Enough Said (Holofcener)
The Butler (Daniels)
Black Death (C. Smith)

A Royal Affair (N. Arcel)
Kon-Tiki  (J. Rønning & E. Sandberg)
No (P. Larraín)
Fill The Void (R. Burshtein)
Blue is the Warmest Color (Kechiche)
War Witch (Nguyen)
Before The Rains (Sivan)*
Hannah Arendt (von Trotta)


English Language Film – 12 Years a Slave

Foreign Film – A Royal Affair

Director – Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)

Original Screenplay – Bob Nelson (Nebraska)

Screenplay Adaptation – Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (Philomena)

Cinematography – (1) Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave); (2) Mark Lee (Renoir)

Film Editing – 12 Years a Slave

Original Music Score – (1) Steven Price (Gravity); (2) Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave)

Actor – Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)

Others  –  Joaquin Phoenix (Her); Adrien Brody (Detachment); Michael Douglas (Behind The Candelabra); Forest Whitaker (The Butler); Bruce Dern (Nebraska); Al Pacino (Phil Spector); Idris Elba (Mandela); Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis); Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips); Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club); Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street); Mikkel Boe Følsgaard  (A Royal Affair); Bradley Cooper (American Hustle); Tom Hanks (Saving Mr. Banks)

Actress – Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)

Others  – Adéle Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color); Judi Dench (Philomena); Julie Delpy (Before Midnight); Amy Adams (American Hustle); Vera Farmiga (Never Forever); Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks); Barbara Sukowa (Hannah Arendt); Michelle Williams (Take This Waltz); Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine); Elle Fanning (Ginger & Rosa); Léa Seydoux (Blue is the Warmest Color); Naomie Harris (Mandela); Andrea Riseborough (Shadow Dancer); Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said); Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle); Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts (August: Osage County); Annette Bening & Naomi Watts (Mother and Child); Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief); June Squibb (Nebraska); Oprah Winfrey (The Butler); Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)

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