Slumdog Millionaire gets five nods at European Film Awards
The Oscar-winning film has been nominated in the best European film, best director and best actor categories.
Slumdog Millionaire's Dev Patel faces competition for the best European actor prize from Steve Evets. Evets played the lead role in Ken Loach comedy Looking for Eric.
French prison drama A Prophet leads the pack with six nods, including one for best European film.
Tahar Rahim has also been nominated for the best actor award for his role as an illiterate prisoner in A Prophet.
Penelope Cruz, who has been nominated for best actress for her role in Broken Embraces, faces competition from Kate Winslet. Winslet has been nominated for the Holocaust drama, The Reader, having already won an Oscar for the role.
The awards, which are hosted every other year, will take place in the German city of Bochum.