British director Ken Loach's THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY will lead the way at the European Film Awards next month (DEC06) after landing five nominations. The film, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, picked up nods in the European Film, European Director, European Actor, European Screenwriter and European Cinematographer categories. Michael Winterbottom and MAT WHITECROSS's The Road To Guantanamo, Neil Jordan's Breakfast on Pluto and PEDRO ALMADOVAR's VOLVER were other leading nominees. The ceremony will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 2 December (06). The full list of nominations, announced today (4NOV06) at the Seville Film Festival, is as follows: EUROPEAN FILM 2006 BREAKFAST ON PLUTO GRBAVICA DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (THE LIVES OF OTHERS) THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO VOLVER THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2006 PEDRO ALMODóVAR for VOLVER Susanne Bier for EFTER BRYLLUPPET (AFTER THE WEDDING) Emanuele Crialese for NUOVOMONDO (GOLDEN DOOR) FLORIAN HENCKEL VON DONNERSMARCK for DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (THE LIVES OF OTHERS) KEN LOACH for THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM and MAT WHITECROSS for THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2006 Nathalie Baye in LE PETIT LIEUTENANT Penelope Cruz in VOLVER Martina Gedeck in DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (THE LIVES OF OTHERS) SANDRA HüLLER in REQUIEM MIRJANA KARANOVIC in GRBAVICA Sarah Polley in LA VIDA SECRETA DE LAS PALABRAS