Polish films nominated for European Film Awards
Two Polish films, Corpus Christi and Charlatan, have picked up a slew of European Film Award nominations.
Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi, the story of a juvenile detention centre releasee who poses as a priest and is asked to replace a real village priest, has been nominated for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Bartosz Bielenia) and Best Screenplay (Mateusz Pacewicz).
Meanwhile Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan, about Czech healer Jan Mikolasek (1889-1973) who cured hundreds of people with plant-based remedies, will run for the Best Director award.
The nominations were announced on Tuesday on the EFA website. The winners will be announced at an online gala to take place from December 8 to 12.
Awarded by the European Film Academy since 1988, the European Film Award is the highest European distinction for filmmakers.