German Film Awards 2022: This is the winner of the German Film Prize 2022

These are the big winners of the “Lolas”. / German Film Awards 2022

“Dear Thomas” is the best German film of 2022. The biopic about the writer Thomas Brasch won the German Film Awards ceremony on Friday evening in the main category “Best Feature Film”. The award is considered the most important German award for filmmakers. The so-called “Lolas” were awarded in a total of 19 categories.

Overall, “Dear Thomas” also cleared. The film by director Andreas Kleinert was already a favorite in the evening and lived up to its role. The strip garnered a total of nine awards from twelve nominations – the most of the evening.

The tragic comedy “Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush” received ten nominations. She made it to second place. The drama “Great Freedom” received eight nominations and third place.

You can read an overview of all the nominees and winners of the evening here:

Best Male Supporting Role

Henry Hübchen for “Leander Haussmann’s Stasi Comedy”
Jörg Schüttauf for “Dear Thomas”
Godehard Giese for “No one is with the calves”
Alexander Scheer for “Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best Children’s Film

“The path”
“The School of Magical Animals”

Best Supporting Female Role / German Film Awards 2022

Jella Haase for “Dear Thomas”
Anja Schneider for “Dear Thomas”
Sandra Hüller for “The Black Square”

Best Costume Design

“Lot of freedom”
“Leander Haussmann’s Stasi Comedy”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best cut

“AEIOU – The Fast Alphabet of Love”
“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”

Best visual effects

“Leander Haussmann’s Stasi Comedy”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”
“The School of Magical Animals”

Best Documentary

“The Other Side of the River”
“We are all Detroit – Staying and Disappearing”
“Who Owns My Village”

Best Makeup / German Film Awards 2022

“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best Female Lead

Ursula Strauss for “Le Prince”
Sara Fazilat for “Nico”
Saskia Rosendahl for “No one is with the calves”
Meltem Kaptan for “Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best Scene Design

“Leander Haussmann’s Stasi Comedy”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best Male Lead

Franz Rogowski for “Great Freedom”
Albrecht Schuch for “Dear Thomas”
Farba Dieng for “Toubab”

Best sound design / German Film Awards 2022

“Axiom”
“flies”
“In the Uffizi”
“No one is with the calves”

Best film music

“Peterchens Mondfahrt”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”
“Very beautiful”

Best Screenplay / German Film Awards 2022

“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best camera/image composition

“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”
“Spencer”

Best Director

“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”

Best Feature Film / German Film Awards 2022

“cons”
“Lot of freedom”
“Dear Thomas”
“Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush”
“Spencer”
“Very beautiful”

These winners have already been determined:

Most visited film / German Film Awards 2022

“The School of Magical Animals”

Speedwell

“Cameraman Jürgen Jürges”

Bernd Eichinger Prize
“Accomplices Movie”

Musical event / German Film Awards 2022

Moderator Katrin Bauerfeind moderated the event. She opened the evening with a thematically appropriate song: “Finally again film award”. Actor Ulrich Tukur also played music during his laudatory speech. Without further ado, he sang about the nominees for best supporting actress, accompanying himself on the accordion.

A video message came from Wladimir Klitschko. Ex-boxer and brother of Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko introduced the category for “Best Documentary”. He encouraged the “soldiers of truth” to continue their work and record war crimes. Afterwards, laudator Sandra Maischberger spoke live with the Ukrainian filmmaker Marina Stepanska, who also thanked her for her solidarity.

The federal government is providing prize money of almost three million euros for the “Lolas”. ARD broadcasts the show with a time delay in the evening.

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