Polish Eagles 2011 Nominations Announced

Written by Katarzyna Grynienko

WARSAW: Essential Killing, Johanna, Little Rose, and All That I Love led the nominations for the Polish Eagles. announced by the Polish Film Academy on 7 February 2011.

{mosimage}Overall 15 titles have been nominated in 15 categories for the prestigious Polish Film Awards, the Eagles 2011 (www.pnf.pl). The Eagles have been awarded annually by the Polish Film Academy since 1999. The Polish Film Academy (www.pnf.pl), headed by Agnieszka Holland, has over 500 members and is a part of FAN (Film Academies Network of Europe).

This year the members of the Academy chose their nominees from 32 titles, which had to be in Polish distribution for at least one week in 2010. The Polish Film Academy also nominated the best European films screened in Poland in 2010. A special retrospective of all the candidates took place between 10 and 31 January 2011 at the Kino Luna Artistic Center in Warsaw . All of the nominated Polish films received funding from the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl).

The 13th celebratory gala of the Polish Eagles is planned for 7 of March 2011 in Warsaw. The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced on 2 March 2011.

The Polish Eagles 2011 nominees:
Best Film:
- Essential Killing, director: Jerzy Skolimowski, producer: Skopia Film (www.skopiafilm.com), Hungary's Mythberg Films (www.mythbergfilms.hu) Element Pictures, Cylinger Productions
- Little Rose, director: Jan Kidawa-Błoński, Documentary and Feature Film Production Company (www.wfdif.com.pl ), co-production: Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. ( www.tvp.pl ); Monolith Films (www.monolith.pl)
- All That I Love, director: Jacek Borcuch, Prasa i Film, co-production: Telewizja Polska (www.tvp.pl), Canal+ (www.canalplus.pl)

Best Director:

  1. Jerzy Skolimowski, Essential Killing

  2. Feliks Falk, Joanna

  3. Jacek Borcuch, All That I Love

Best Actor:

  1. Vincent Gallo, Essential Killing

  2. Robert Więckiewicz, Little Rose

  3. Mateusz Kościukiewicz, All That I Love

Best Actress:

  1. Urszula Grabowska, Joanna
  2. Magdalena Boczarska, Little Rose
  3. Olga Frycz, All That I Love

Best Supporting Actor:

  1. Adam Woronowicz, The Christening

  2. Jan Frycz, Little Rose

  3. Andrzej Chyra, All That I Love

Best Supporting Actress:

  1. Stanisława Celińska, Joanna

  2. Kinga Preis, Joanna

  3. Magdalena Cielecka, Venice

Best Script:

  1. Ewa Piaskowska, Jerzy Skolimowski, Essential Killing
  2. Feliks Falk, Joanna
  3. Jacek Borcuch, All That I Love

Best Pictures:

  1. Jacek Borcuch, All That I Love
  2. Adam Sikora, The Forest, director: Piotr Dumała
  3. Arthur Reinhart, Venice

Best European Film:

  1. The Ghost Writer, director : Roman Polański
  2. Un prophete, director: Jacques Audiard
  3. Morte a Venezia, director: Luchino Visconti

Discovery Of The Year:

  1. Piotr Dumała, direction of The Forest

  2. Arkadiusz Jakubik, direction of A Simple Story About Love

  3. Mateusz Kościukiewicz, acting in All That I Love

Best Sound:

  1. Nikodem Wołk-Łaniewski, Grzegorz Lindemann, Fenomen,

  2. Wiesław Znyk, Joanna Napieralska, Little Rose

  3. Jacek Hamela, Venice

Best Editing:

  1. Piotr Kmiecik, The Christening

  2. Reka Lemhenyi, Maciej Pawliński, Essential Killing

  3. Beata Liszewska, Katarzyna Maciejko-Kowalczyk, The Forest

  4. Cezary Grzesiuk, Little Rose

  5. Witold Chomiński, Venice

Best Costumes:

  1. Magdalena Biedrzycka, Joanna

  2. Małgorzata Braszka, Maiden Vows, director: Filip Bajon

  3. Małgorzata Zacharska, Venice

Best Set Design:

  1. Joanna Białousz, Little Rose

  2. Anna Wunderlich, Maiden Vows

  3. Joanna Macha, Venice

Best Musical Score:

  1. Paweł Mykietyn, Essential Killing

  2. Zygmunt Konieczny, Holy Business, director: Maciej Wojtyszko

  3. Daniel Bloom, All That I Love