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Tricks takes yet another prize

2008-03-12

Tricks by Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski has won the Knight Grand Jury Prize for best foreign film at the Miami Film Festival, Polish Radio's external service reported. Released in 2007, Tricks has won awards in Venice, Tokyo, Mannheim, Sao Paulo and Bratislava.

This is the second film for Jakimowski, 45, after Squint Your Eyes. Tricks will go on general release in coming months in Holland, Belgium, Norway, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Bulgaria and Hungary, said Polish Radio's website www.thenews.pl.

Tricks explores the plight of a young boy who tries all kinds of tricks his older sister taught him to get his absent father to come back home.