28-11-2012

Polish box office hit You Are God Dominates at Golden Duck Awards

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WARSAW: Leszek Dawid's drama You Are A God won three Golden Duck awards, the oldest Polish cinema prize assigned by monthly magazine Film at a gala in Warsaw on 26 November 2012.

you are godReaders voted for best film of the season and this year in a special category, best Polish action films produced after 1945. You Are God, about a legendary Polish hip hop band, took honors for best film, actor and screenplay. It follows the formation and quick success of Paktofonika and the suicide of lead rapper Magik days after their first release. Produced by Studio Filmowe KADR (www.sfkadr.com) in coproduction with Silesia Film (www.silesiafilm.com.pl), The Chimney Pot (www.chimney.pl), and Kino Świat (www.kinoswiat.pl), the film premiered at the Gdynia Film Festival (www.fpff.pl).

It won best new director prize, best new actor and supporting actor honors and opened in Polish cinemas September 21 2012, scoring 373,796 admissions over the first weekend - the year's best showing and third-best admissions for a Polish production in the last 20 years.

Agata Kulesza took the Golden Duck actress award for her turn in Wojciech Smarzowski's Rose (www.wfdif.com.pl), while cinematography honors went to Joanna Dylweska for her work in Agnieszka Holland's drama In Darkness (www.zebrafilm.pl). The magazine's action film award went to the makers and cast of Władysław Pasikowski's Dogs (www.zebrafilm.pl) and Juliusz Machulski's Vinci (www.zebrafilm.pl).

 

Full list of Golden Duck Award winners:  

Best Film, season 2011/2012:
"You Are God" - Leszek Dawid

Best Actor, season 2011/2012:
Marcin Kowalczyk  - "You Are God"

Best Actress, season 2011/2012:
Agata Kulesza - "Rose"

Best Screenplay, season 2011/2012:
Maciej Pisuk  -  "You Are God"

Best Director Of Photography, season 2011/2012:
Jolanta Dylewska - "In Darkness"

Best Polish Action Film:
"Dogs" (1992) - Władysław Pasikowski

Best Acctress in a Polish Action:
Kamila Baar - "Vinci" (2004)

Best Actor in a Polish Action:
Bogusław Linda - "Dogs"

Special Golden Duck Award:
Audiobook - "Game Of Thrones".