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“Shooting Stars” awarded at Berlinale

The award can be a stepping stone to an international career. A Berlin actor is also one of the European “shooting stars”.

Berlin – As part of the 72nd Berlinale, the film festival honored the “Shooting Stars” 2022. Co-festival director Mariette Rissenbeek presented the prize of the European Film Promotion network in Berlin.

Rissenbeek described the criteria for the award: “It should be a face that is already well known in the country, but also has a chance for an international career.” hold true.

The Berlin actor Emilio Sakraya (25) is one of the ten European “shooting stars” who were honored as young actors. He will soon be seen in Fatih Akin’s new film. Among other things, Sakraya had acted in the series “4Blocks” and in Til Schweiger’s film “The Salvation of the World Known to Us”.

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Emilio Sakraya (l) is one of the “shooting stars”.

The other award winners were also able to take home the award, which was crowned with a star: Gracija Filipović (Croatia), Marie Reuther (Denmark), Anamaria Vartolomei (France), Clare Dunne (Ireland), Hanna van Vliet (Netherlands), João Nunes Monteiro ( Portugal), Timon Sturbej (Slovenia), Evin Ahmad (Sweden) and Souheila Yacoub (Switzerland).

Since the first award in 1998, the former German “Shooting Stars” have included Daniel Brühl, Anna Maria Mühe, Moritz Bleibtreu and Jella Haase. Albrecht Schuch (“System Crasher”, “Bad Banks”) was selected last year. dpa

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