First-timer posts 11 Lola noms

March 2006
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/28/2006, Vol. 393 Issue 37, p68
The article reports that "The Lives of Others," a taut drama about a Stasi surveillance expert who begins to question his faith in East Germany's communist dictatorship, dominated the nominations for Germany's top film prize, the Lolas, securing 11 nominations, including best picture and best director for first-time helmer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Close behind "The Lives of Others" was Hans-Christian Schmid's exorcism drama "Requiem," which picked up 10 Lola nominations, including best actress for Sandra Hueller, whose performance won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.


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