FESTIVALS: Camerimage 2019 Announces Competition Films

    The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul

    WARSAW: The USA and Poland dominate the main competition of the Polish festival dedicated to the art of the cinematographer Camerimage, which will take place 9 – 16 November 2019 in Toruń.

    The USA accounts for seven of the 13 films in competition. Poland’s two most famous directors, Agnieszka Holland and Roman Polanski, also get competition slots, working with Polish DoP’s Tomasz Naumiuk and Pawel Edelman.

    The only other CEE entry is the Czech/Slovak/Ukrainian coproduction The Painted Bird directed by Vaclav Marhoul working with DoP Vladimir Smutny.  

    The films in the main competition are:

    Amundsen (Norway)
    Directed by Espen Sandberg
    DoP: Pal Ulvik Rokseth

    Bolden (USA)
    Directed by Dan Pritzker
    DoP: Neal Norton

    Ford v Ferrari (USA)
    Directed by James Mangold
    DoP: Phedon Papamichael

    The Irishman (USA)
    Directed by Martin Scorsese
    DoP: Rodrigo Prieto

    Joker (USA)
    Directed by Todd Phillips
    DoP: Lawrence Sher

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco (USA)
    Directed by Joel Talbot
    DoP: Adam Newport-Berra

    Motherless Brooklyn (USA)
    Directed by Edward Norton
    DoP: Dick Pope

    Mr. Jones / Obywate Jones (Poland, Ukraine, UK)
    Directed by Agnieszka Holland
    DoP: Tomasz Naumiuk
    Produced by Film Produkcja
    Coproduced by the Polish Film Institute, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, Creative Scotland, BFI Film Fund

    Never Look Away (Germany, Italy)
    Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
    DoP: Caleb Deschanel

    An Officer and A Spy (France, Italy)
    Directed by Roman Polanski
    DoP: Pawel Edelman

    The Painted Bird (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine)
    Directed by Václav Marhoul
    DoP: Vladimir Smutny
    Produced by Silver Screen
    Coproduced by the Czech Television, Directory Films, PubRes and RTVS
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Ukrainian State Film Agency

    Shadow (Hong Kong, China)
    Directed by Yimou Zhang
    DoP: Xiaoding Zhao

    The Two Popes (UK, Italy, Argentina, USA)
    Directed by Fernanco Meirelles
    DoP: Cesar Charlone