Polish Film Nominated for Oscar

Announced today, the list of Academy Award nominations features some Polish names. Among this year’s Oscar nominees are the creators of Rabbit à la Berlin (Królik po berlińsku): director and screenwriter Bartek Konopka, and producer Anna Wydra.

 

Rabbit à la Berlin will be competing for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary (Short Subject) category.

 

Of all the films of 2009, the two leaders in the number of nominations are James Cameron’s Avatar and Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker, each with nine nominations.

 

Other films with multiple nominations include Inglourious Basterds by Quentin Tarantino (eight nominations), and Up in the Air by Jason Reitman and Precious (aka Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels, each with six nominations.

 

The Academy Awards ceremony will be held on March 7 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.

Rabbit à la Berlin was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

 

Rabbit à la Berlin official website: www.rabbitalaberlin.com.

 

Translated by Karolina Kołtun

02.02.2010