Essential Killing triumphs at Gdynia
Having bagged the Golden Lion for Best Film, Best Director Award, Best Cinematography (Adam Sikora), Best Score (Pawel Mykietyn) and Best Editing (Réka Lemhényi and Maciej Pawliński), Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing dominated the prize list at the 36th Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which closed last weekend. The main prize also rewards the film’s producers: Skolimowski and Ewa Piaskowska.
The Silver Lion, second prize, went to Jan Komasa’s Suicide Room, which also won Best Producer (Jerzy Kapuściński), Best Sound (Bartosz Putkiewicz) and Best Costume Design (Dorota Roqueplo).
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