54th Bodil Awards
|54th Bodil Awards|
|Date||4 March 2001|
|Site||Imperial Cinema, Copenhagen|
|Hosted by||Peter Mygind and Birgitte Raaberg|
|Best Film||The Bench|
Dancer in the Dark
|Most awards||The Bench (3)|
|Most nominations||Italian For Beginners (5)|
The 54th Bodil Awards were held on 4 March 2001 in the Imperial Cinema in Copenhagen, Denmark,honouring the best national and foreign films of 2000. Peter Mygind and Birgitte Raaberg hosted the event which was broadcastet live on DR2.
The Bench won both the awards for Best Film and Best Actor in a leading and supporting role (Jesper Christensen and Nikolaj Kopernikus). The award for Best Actress in a Leading Role went to Björk (Dancer in the Dark) while the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award went to Lene Tiemroth for her performance in Italian For Beginners, the film which had come to the ceremony with most nominations. The only Danish award which did not go to a Zentropa production was the award for Best Cinematographer which went to Eric Kress for his work both on A Place Nearby, Flickering Lights and Miracle.
American Beauty earned the award for Best American Film while the award for Best Non-American Film went to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Producers Ib Tardini and Vibeke Windeløv together with managing director Peter Aalbæk Jensen received a Bodil Honorary Award for their work in Zentropa.
Winners and nominees
Best Danish Film
- Flickering Lights – Anders Thomas Jensen
- Dancer in the Dark – Lars von Trier
- Italian For Beginners – Lone Scherfig
- Miracle – Natasha Arthy
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jesper Christensen – The Bench
- Anders W. Berthelsen – Italian For Beginners
- Peter Gantzler – Italian For Beginners
- Thure Lindhardt – A Place Nearby
- Søren Pilmark – Flickering Lights
Best Actress in a Leading Role
- Ann Eleonora Jørgensen – Italian For Beginners'
- Ghita Nørby – A Place Nearby
- Annette Støvelbæk – Italian For Beginners
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nicolaj Kopernikus – The Bench
- Henning Moritzen – A Place Nearby
- Ole Thestrup – Flickering Lights
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Lene Tiemroth – Italian For Beginners
Johan Ankerstjerne Cinematographer Award
Eric Kress – A Place Nearby, Flickering Lights and Miracle
Best American Film
Best Non-American Film
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Bodil Honorary Awards
- Ib Tardini, Vibeke Windeløv and Peter Aalbæk Jensen for their work in Zentropa
- 1 2 3 "Bodil, Bænken og Zentropa 2001" (in Danish). cinemazone.dk. Retrieved 2012-03-02.