The movie “Corpus Christi” directed by Jan Komasa was the star of the ceremony of the “Eagles” 2020 Polish Film Awards as the film won the highest number of awards, including those for the Best Picture, Best Director, Leading and Supporting Roles.
“Corpus Christi” was recently nominated for the Oscar for the Best International Feature Film, but did not win the Academy Award.
The movie won the title of the Best Picture, Jan Komasa received the “Eagle” for the Best Director, Bartosz Bielenia and Aleksandra Konieczna won statuettes for the best Leading roles, while Łukasz Simlat and Eliza Rycembel were awarded for the Best Supporting Roles. Mr Simlat won the award ex aequo with Robert Więckiewicz, who played in “Ukryta Gra” (“Hidden Game”) movie.
“Corpus Christi” was also honoured with “Eagles” for the Best Screenplay (Mateusz Pacewicz), Best Cinematography (Piotr Sobociński Jr.), Discovery of the year (again the screenplay by Mr Pacewicz) and Best Editing (Przemysław Chruścielewski).
Two awards (Best Scenography and Best Costumes) were given to creators of “Mr T.” movie, and the same number of statuettes were awarded to the staff of “Icarus: the Legend of Mietek Kosz” (The Best Music and the Best Sound).
“The blood of God” won the award for the Best Makeup and “The Favourite” was chosen as the Best European Film.
The award for the Best Documentary was given to “Just Don't Tell Anybody” by Tomasz and Marek Sekielski. This film documents cases of the sexual abuse of minors by priests.
The third season of “Wataha” (“The pack”) TV series won the award for the best feature series.
As it was announced earlier, the acknowledged Polish actress and acting teacher Maja Komorowska was given the award for her lifetime achievement.
This was the 22nd ceremony of giving the Polish Film Awards “Eagles.”