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AWARDS Poland

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Body triumphant at the Eagles in Poland

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- Malgorzata Szumowska’s film dominated the winners’ list at the 2016 edition of the annual awards handed out by the Polish Film Academy

Body triumphant at the Eagles in Poland
Maja Ostaszewska, Malgorzata Szumowska and Agnieszka Smoczyńska with their Eagles (© PAP/Marcin Obara)

Having won an award in competition at Berlin last year, Body [+see also:
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interview: Malgorzata Szumowska
interview: Malgorzata Szumowska
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by Malgorzata Szumowska has now emerged triumphant at this year’s ceremony for the Eagles for Polish film by taking home the four main prizes at this edition: namely, Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (for Maja Ostaszewska) and Best Actor (for Janusz Gajos, who also received a Lifetime Achievement Award). 

The Eccentrics, The Sunny Side of the Street [+see also:
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by Janusz Majewski, which tells a love story set amidst the 1950s Polish jazz scene, also pulled off a quadruple win, with the Best Supporting Actress (Anna Dymna) and Actor (Wojciech Pszoniak) Awards, as well as Best Score (Wojciech Karolak) and Best Sound (Krzysztof Jastrzab and Mateusz Irisik).

Two features snagged two awards each: These Daughters of Mine [+see also:
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by Kinga Debska pocketed the Best Screenplay Award (written by the director) and the Audience Award (handed out by the surfers of the Wirtualna Polska website), while Influence [+see also:
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by Lukasz Barczyk bagged Best Production Design (Jagna Janicka) and Best Costumes (Dorota Roqueplo and Andrzej Szenajch). It is also worth noting that the Best Cinematography Award went to Arkadiusz Tomiak for Karbala [+see also:
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, Best Editing was bestowed upon Agnieszka Glinska for 11 Minutes [+see also:
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Q&A: Jerzy Skolimowski
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, and The Lure [+see also:
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by Agnieszka Smoczynska (which won at the Sundance Film Festival) received the Discovery of the Year Award. Lastly, the Best European Film Award was given to Youth [+see also:
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by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Film
Body [+see also:
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interview: Malgorzata Szumowska
interview: Malgorzata Szumowska
film profile
]
– Małgorzata Szumowska

Best Director
Małgorzata Szumowska – Body

Best Screenplay
These Daughters of Mine [+see also:
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– Kinga Dębska

Best Actress
Maja Ostaszewska – Body

Best Actor
Janusz Gajos – Body

Best Supporting Actress
Anna Dymna – The Eccentrics, The Sunny Side of the Street [+see also:
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Best Supporting Actor
Wojciech Pszoniak – The Eccentrics, The Sunny Side of the Street

Best Documentary
The Actress [+see also:
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– Kinga Dębska, Maria Konwicka

Best Cinematography
Arkadiusz Tomiak – Karbala [+see also:
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Best Score
Wojciech Karolak – The Eccentrics, The Sunny Side of the Street

Best Production Design
Jagna Janicka – Influence [+see also:
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Best Costumes
Dorota Roqueplo, Andrzej Szenajch – Influence

Best Editing
Agnieszka Glińska – 11 Minutes [+see also:
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Q&A: Jerzy Skolimowski
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]

Best Sound
Krzysztof Jastrząb, Mateusz Irisik – The Eccentrics, The Sunny Side of the Street

Discovery of the Year
Agnieszka Smoczyńska – The Lure [+see also:
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interview: Agnieszka Smoczyńska
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]

Best European Film
Youth [+see also:
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interview: Paolo Sorrentino
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– Paolo Sorrentino

Best TV Series
Prosecutor – Jacek Filipak, Maciej Pieprzyca

Lifetime Achievement Award
Janusz Gajos

(Translated from French)

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