Richardson and Tarantino to receive Polish film award

Robert Richardson, an Oscar-winning cinematographer, and Quentin Tarantino, an Oscar-winning screenwriter, will receive the Camerimage 2019 Cinematographer – Director Duo Award at the 27th EnergaCamerimage Film Festival in Toruń, northern Poland.

According to the film festival's website, “Robert Richardson and Quentin Tarantino tell interesting and visually impressive stories that serve as reminders for why many of us have fallen in love with cinema.”

During their stay in Toruń, Mr Richardson and Mr Tarantino will present their fifth joint piece, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the film which had its premiere in May at the Cannes Film Festival.

Quentin Tarantino, born in 1963, is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor, and a two-time Oscar winner for best original screenplay ("Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained").

Robert Richardson, born in 1955, is an American cinematographer and long-time collaborator on films with, among other directors, Martin Scorsese and Oliver Stone. He is a three-time Oscar winner for best cinematography ("JFK," "Aviator" and "Hugo and His Invention").

The EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Film Cinematography is recognised as one of the world's largest film festivals dedicated to the art of cinematography, and will be held between November 9 and 16.

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