WARSAW: The USA and Poland dominate the main competition of the Polish festival dedicated to the art of the cinematographer Camerimage, which will take place 9 – 16 November 2019 in Toruń.
The USA accounts for seven of the 13 films in competition. Poland’s two most famous directors, Agnieszka Holland and Roman Polanski, also get competition slots, working with Polish DoP’s Tomasz Naumiuk and Pawel Edelman.
The only other CEE entry is the Czech/Slovak/Ukrainian coproduction The Painted Bird directed by Vaclav Marhoul working with DoP Vladimir Smutny.
The films in the main competition are:
Amundsen (Norway)Directed by Espen SandbergDoP: Pal Ulvik Rokseth
Bolden (USA)Directed by Dan PritzkerDoP: Neal Norton
Ford v Ferrari (USA)Directed by James MangoldDoP: Phedon Papamichael
The Irishman (USA)Directed by Martin ScorseseDoP: Rodrigo Prieto
Joker (USA)Directed by Todd PhillipsDoP: Lawrence Sher
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (USA)Directed by Joel TalbotDoP: Adam Newport-Berra
Motherless Brooklyn (USA)Directed by Edward NortonDoP: Dick Pope
Mr. Jones / Obywate Jones (Poland, Ukraine, UK)Directed by Agnieszka HollandDoP: Tomasz NaumiukProduced by Film ProdukcjaCoproduced by the Polish Film Institute, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, Creative Scotland, BFI Film Fund
Never Look Away (Germany, Italy)Directed by Florian Henckel von DonnersmarckDoP: Caleb Deschanel
An Officer and A Spy (France, Italy)Directed by Roman PolanskiDoP: Pawel Edelman
The Painted Bird (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine)Directed by Václav MarhoulDoP: Vladimir SmutnyProduced by Silver ScreenCoproduced by the Czech Television, Directory Films, PubRes and RTVSSupported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Ukrainian State Film Agency
Shadow (Hong Kong, China)Directed by Yimou ZhangDoP: Xiaoding Zhao
The Two Popes (UK, Italy, Argentina, USA)Directed by Fernanco MeirellesDoP: Cesar Charlone