WARSAW: Piotr Domalewski’s debut feature Silent Night received the most nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, which are celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2018.
Silent Night, which was awarded best film at the 42nd Gdynia Film Festival in 2017, has 11 nominations including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay. It is followed by Andrzej Wajda's last film Afterimage with eight nominations.
The nominations, announced on 7 February 2018, were chosen from out of over 61 feature films released in Polish cinemas in 2017 and 48 documentaries. The members of the Polish Film Academy voted from 12 January 2018 to 3 February 2018.
The Polish Film Awards - The Eagles have been organised by the Independent Film Foundation since 1999. They are considered to be the Polish equivalent of American Oscars, French Cesars and British BAFTA awards. The films are chosen by over 600 members of the Polish Film Academy in a two-step vote.
The Polish Eagles Ceremony will take place in Warsaw on 26 March 2018 and will be broadcast by CANAL+. FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS: Best Film: Silent Night / Cicha noc (Poland) Directed by Piotr Domalewski Produced by Munk Studio- Polish Filmmakers Association Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Warmia and Mazury Film Fund Spoor / Pokot (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Sweden) Directed by Agnieszka Holland Produced by TOR Film Production Coproduced by Heimatfilm GmbH (Germany), Chimney Group (Sweden) and Nutprodukce (Czech Republic), nutprodukcia (Slovak Republic) Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Eurimages, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Swedish Film Institute, MEDIA Programme, Polish-German Co-Development Fund Loving Vincent / Twój Vincent (Poland) Directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman Produced by Breakthru Films, Trademark Films Supported by the Polish Film Institute, CETA, Odra Film, Silver Reel, Cinema and Management Group, European Capital Of Culture Wrocław 2016, MEDIA
Best Director: Piotr Domalewski for Silent Night Anna Jadowska for Wild Roses / Dzikie Róże (Poland) Produced by Alter Ego Pictures Supported by the Polish Film Institute Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik for Spoor / Pokot
Piotr Domalewski for Silent NightOlga Tokarczuk, Agnieszka Holland for SpoorKrzysztof Rak for Art of Love
Karolina Gruszka for Marie CurieAgnieszka Mandat for SpoorMagdalena Boczarska for Art of Love Best Actor:
Dawid Ogrodnik for Silent NightJakub Gierszał for The FastestBogusław Linda for Afterimage
Best Supporting Actress:
Karolina Gruszka for Lullaby Killer / Ach śpij kochanie (Poland)Directed by Krzysztof LangProduced by Studio Produkcyjne Orka, Monolith FilmsSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Agnieszka Suchora for Silent NightBronisława Zamachowska for Afterimage
Best Supporting Actor:
Akadiusz Jakubik for Silent NightTomasz Ziętek for Silent NightArkadiusz Jakubik for The Fastest
Piotr Stasik for 21 x New YorkPiotr Sobociński Jr. for Silent NightMichał Englert for Marie CurieJolanta Dylewska, Rafał Paradowski for SpoorPaweł Edelman for Afterimage
Best Editing: Piotr Stasik, Dorota Wardęszkiewicz, Tomasz Wolski for 21 x New York (Poland) Directed by Piotr Stasik Produced by Lava Films Supported by the Polish Film Institute Leszek Starzyński for Silent Night Jarosław Barzan for The Fastest / Najlepszy (Poland) Directed by Łukasz Palkowski Produced by Iron Films Supported by the Polish Film Institute Grażyna Gradoń for Afterimage / Powidoki (Poland) Directed by Andrzej Wajda Produced by Akson Studio Supported by the Polish Film Institute Dorota Kobiela, Justyna Wierszyńska for Loving Vincent
Best Costumes: Cristobal Pidre, Florence Scholtes, Małgorzata Zacharska for Marie Curie / Maria Skłodowska - Curie (Poland, Belgium, France, Germany) Directed by Marie Noëlle Produced by P’Artisan Filmproduktion, Pokromski Studio, Sepia Production Supported by the Polish Film Institute Katarzyna Lewińska for Afterimage Ewa Gronowska for Art of Love / Sztuka kochania ( Poland) Directed by Maria Sadowska Produced by Watchout Productions Coproduced by TVN S.A., Orange S.A., Agora S.A. Supported by the Polish Film Institute Best Sound:
Jerzy Murawski, Kacper Habisiak, Marcin Kasiński for Silent Night Radosław Ochnio for The Erlprince / Królewicz Olch (Poland) Directed by Kuba Czekaj Produced by Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Associations Coproduced by TVP, Odra Film, ORKA Production Studio Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Wroclaw Film Commission Tomasz Dukszta for The FastestAndrzej Lewandowski, Mattias Eklund for SpoorMaria Chilarecka, Kacper Habisiak, Marcin Kasiński for Afterimage Marek Wronko for Volta (Poland) Directed by Juliusz Machulski Produced by Studio Filmowe Zebra, TVN, CANAL+ Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Lublin Film Fund
Sandro di Stefano, The Man with the Magic Box / Człowiek z magicznym pudełkiem (Poland) Directed by Bodo Kox Produced by Alter Ego Pictures Supported by the Polish Film Institute Ishai Adar, Scaffolding / Droga Aszera (Poland, Israel) Directed by Matan Yair Produced by Green Production, Film Produkcja, United King Films Supported by the Polish Film Institute Łukasz Targosz, Moomins and the Winter Wonderland / Magiczna zima muminków (Poland, Finland) Directed by Carpelan, Jakub Wronski Produced by Animoon, Filmkompanie Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Finnish Film Foundation Bruno Coulais for Marie CurieRadzimir Dębski for Art Of Love Clint Mansell for Loving Vincent Best Art Direction:Wojciech Żogała for The Man with the Magic BoxMarek Warszewski for AfterimageWojciech Żogała for Art of LoveMatthew Button, Piotr Dominiak for Loving Vincent Discovery of the Year:
Piotr Domalewski for directing Silent NightBronisława Zamachowska for best female role in AfterimageDorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman for directing Loving Vincent Best Drama Series: Teacher / Belfer, season 2 (Poland) Directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz, Maciej Bochniak Produced by TVN Broadcaster Canal+ Diagnosis / Diagnoza (Poland) Directed by Ksawery Żuławski, Łukasz Palkowski, Michał Otłowski Produced by TVN Broadcaster TVN The Pack / Wataha, season 2 (Poland) Directed by Kasia Adamik, Jan P. Matuszyński Produced by ATM Grupa Broadcaster HBO Polska Best Documentary:
21 x New York Directed by Piotr Stasik Beksińscy. Video album. / Beksińscy. Album wideofoniczny (Poland) Directed by Marcin Borchardt Produced by Darek Dikti Biuro Pomysłów Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Gdynia Film Fund Młynarski. Final Song / Młynarski. Piosenka finałowa (Poland) Directed by Alicja Albrecht Produced by Blue Screen Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Best European Film: Perfetti sconosciuti (Italy) Directed by Paolo Genovese The Square (Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark) Directed by Ruben Ostlund Toni Erdmann (Germany, Austria) Directed by Maren Ade