The Oscar-nominated director’s latest film is a dark cyber thriller telling a story of obsession and acceptance in a world of social media and fake news where the online paid hate industry can lead to revenge and individual downfall.
The 22nd edition of the Polish Oscars known as the Eagles, was a triumph for Jan Komasa as his film scooped 11 Eagle statues including best film, best leading actor and actress, and best director.
Boże Ciało (Corpus Christi), a Polish film directed by Jan Komasa, was nominated for the 92nd Academy Award in the Best International Feature Film category, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
The prize which goes to the most talented and up-and-coming actresses and actors includes among its recipients box office gems such as Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Mudbound), Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Tomb Raider) and Riz Ahmed (The Sisters Brothers, Rouge One).
Boze Cialo (Corpus Christi), a Polish film directed by Jan Komasa, was shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Award in the Best International Feature Film category, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
Corpus Christi, a Polish production directed by Jan Komasa, found itself on a list of nearly 90 films which have a chance of being nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the Foreign Language category.
Inspired by real-life events, the film tells the story of 20-year-old Daniel (played by Bartosz Bielenia) who, after leaving a correctional facility decides to impersonate a priest.
The controversial director’s An Officer and a Spy picked up both Silver Lion Grand Jury Prize as well as the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) prize at the awards ceremony on Saturday.
Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' received the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) prize at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in Lido, Italy. Jan Komasa's film 'Corpus Christi' was given the Europa Cinemas Label award.