Manhunt winner of the Polish Eagles
It seems that in Poland the films about World War II are still a success. So it is not a surprise that Marcin Krzyształowicz’s war drama Manhunt (Obława) was the big winner at the 15th edition at Polish Academy Awards and won 4 Eagles (Orły). The film follows the story of a corporal in the Polish underground whose task is to execute traitors who have collaborated with the Nazi German occupiers. Obława won the Eagle for Best Film, Best Cinematography, Best Costumes and Best Sound.
The Eagle for Best Director was been awarded to Roman Polanski for his last film Carnage. The film Highway Patrol (Drogówka) left with two Eagles, for Best Screenplay (Maciej Stuhr (Jerzy Stuhr‘s son) for the film Aftermath (Poklosie) which is also loosely related to WWII and the Holocaust. Agnieszka Grochowska has won the Eagle for Best Actress for her role in Shameless (Bez Wstydu) which deals with the issue of incest and concerns relationship of a brother and a sister.) and for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Arkadiusz Jakubik). The Eagle for the Best Actor went to
Finally the documentary Komeda, Komeda… which is about the life of the famous Polish composer Krzysztof Komeda has won the Eagle for Best Music.