DISCOVER POLAND

Andrzej Żuławski wins best director at Locarno film festival

Polish ExpressPolish Express logo

Andrzej Żuławski wins best director at Locarno film festival

Polish film director Andrzej Żuławski's film "Cosmos" won the Best Director award at the 68th Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland, which ended on Saturday. Another Polish film, "Brothers." by Wojciech Staron received the award for best film in the renowned "Week of film criticism" section.

The documentary "Call me Marianna", in turn, received the Premio Zonta Club Locarno award for best film promoting social justice and ethics. Andrzej Żuławski’s award-winning film "Cosmos' is a Franco-Portuguese co-production, an adaptation of Witold Gombrowicz's novel and the director’s first film in nearly 15 years.

The film was described by Variety critic Peter Debruge as one of “many droll, enigmatic details,” citing its “expert control” of aesthetic and tone. "Brothers" is the story of two brothers who were among tens of thousands of Poles deported  to Kazakhstan under Stalin's orders and who return to Poland at the age of 70. (jh/rk)

thenews

Chcesz na bieżąco czytać o wydarzeniach w UK? Pobierz aplikację Polish Express News na Androida i iOS.
Materiał chroniony prawem autorskim. Kopiowanie i publikowanie wyłącznie za zgodą wydawcy.


Podobne artykuły

fot. Getty

A new amazing spot – Krakow is the city like no other!

Krakow will be the host of the 41st Session of the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE! Watch the promotional video and discover the beauty of Poland's former capital!

Passengers wait as all flights were cancelled at the Frederic Chopin international airport in Warsaw on April 16, 2010. Poland pushed ahead Friday with plans for the weekend funeral of president Lech Kaczynski despite a volcanic ash cloud that has disrupted air traffic and threatens the arrival of foreign leaders. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

LOT, polish national airline to strike on Thursday

A strike planned for Thursday by the staff of Polish national airline LOT could cost the company millions, the company’s acting CEO said. CEO Marcin Celejewski said that the strike by the cabin crew could...

Milking the Communist Cow

Milking the Communist Cow

In the past few years, Poland’s popular culture has witnessed the proliferation of communist-era products and symbols; it\'s fascinating that commodities depicting the images, slogans and sensations...

fot. Getty

“What do Americans know about the Nazi death camps?

The amendment to the Act on the IPN sparked a huge worldwide debate about the Nazi death camps situated in Poland. It also raised questions about whether or not Poles were in any degree responsible for...

Enjoy Polish Traditional Dishes

Enjoy Polish Traditional Dishes

Entering a Polish home, whether you are an old friend or a stranger, you will be greeted with warm hospitality and a sumptuous meal. \"Guest in the home, God in the home\", as the old Polish proverb says....

Warsaw’s Love Affair With Sushi

Warsaw’s Love Affair With Sushi

Sushi is popular in Poland’s urban centers. Seriously popular. An informal study of Warsaw magazines reveals that about 10% of all the city’s restaurants sell it – and even then you probably...

Tatras: The Top of the World

Tatras: The Top of the World

\'Poland\' literally means \'land of fields\', and although fields do indeed abound, a trip down to the most southern region of the country reveals the stunning Tatras Mountains. Adventure and active travellers...

Penultimate day of Chopin Competition finals

Penultimate day of Chopin Competition finals

Three pianists are billed in the second day of the finals of the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Chopin’s other concerto – in F minor – has been chosen by only one of the ten finalists,...

Destination: Kraków

Destination: Kraków

You say you’re in Kraków for 4 hours between trains, and want a quick tour? Or are you lucky enough to be a visitor of this fair city for a long weekend? What if you have a week, and want to explore...


Ta strona używa plików cookie. Kontynuując przeglądanie witryny, wyrażasz zgodę na ich używanie przez nasz serwis. Dowiedz się więcej.OK