Tarantino and Richardson receive award in Toruń

Director Quentin Tarantino and cinematographer Robert Richardson received an award at the Energa Camerimage festival in Toruń.

The pair were awarded the prize for the best cinematographer-director team at the closing event of the festival. Mr Tarantino described the award as one of the best he has ever received.

Mr Richardson described the director as the best he ever cooperated with, saying he loves him. Mr Tarantino said that thanks to the cinematographer his movies reached a visual level he could only dream of and joked that he has been married to Richardson.

This year Toruń hosted the 27th edition of the Energy Camerimage festival.

Quentin Tarantino is an American filmmaker known for his graphically violent films, such as “Reservoir Dogs”, “Pulp Fiction”, “Kill Bill” and “Django”. Robert Richardson is a cinematographer who has won the Academy Award for best Cinematography three times.

Actor Edward Norton received the Krzysztof Kieślowski Acting Award. He went on to praise Kieślowski’s movies. Richard Gere was awarded the Golden Frog prize. He described the award as very sweet.

“Joker” directed by Todd Phillips won the main prize and the audience award.