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PLUS CAMERIMAGE HONORS LIAM NEESON WITH KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI AWARD

Liam Neeson will be this year’s recipient of the Krzysztof Kieslowski Award at the 18th Plus Camerimage Film Festival in Poland which commences on Sunday, November 28th. The Award, founded in memory of the late director, recognizes Liam Neeson’s outstanding artistic achievement in film – a body of work that reflects and personifies Kieślowski’s ideals on the universal truth about humanity and human emotions. Past honorees includeRalph FiennesIrene JacobCharlize TheronIsabelle Huppert and Julia Ormond.

Hosted by Grażyna Torbicka, the Award Ceremony will take place at 9.00PM on December 2, 2010 at the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, followed by a screening of After.Life. The film will be introduced by Liam Neeson, the film’s director Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo and cinematographer Anastas N. Michos.

In his 30-year career Liam Neeson has worked with such acclaimed and visionary directors as Roland Joffé (The Mission), Woody Allen (Husbands and Wives), Steven Spielberg (Schindler’s List), Michael Apted (Nell), Neil Jordan (Michael CollinsBreakfast on Pluto), George Lucas (Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace), Atom Egoyan (Chloe) and Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins), to name but a few.
The actor was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen’s Millennium Honors List for his services to drama.

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY:

  • 2010 Clash of the Titans, dir. Louis Leterrier, cin. Peter Menzies Jr.
  • 2009 After.Life, dir. Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo, cin. Anastas N. Michos
  • 2009 Chloe, dir. Atom Egoyan, cin. Paul Sarossy
  • 2008 Taken, dir. Pierre Morel, cin. Michel Abramowicz
  • 2005 Breakfast on Pluto, dir. Neil Jordan, cin. Declan Quinn
  • 2005 Batman Begins, dir. Christopher Nolan, cin. Wally Pfister
  • 2004 Kinsey, dir. Bill Condon, cin. Frederick Elmes
  • 2002 Gangs of New York, dir. Martin Scorsese, cin. Michael Ballhaus
  • 1999 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, dir. George Lucas, cin. David Tattersall
  • 1996 Michael Collins, dir. Neil Jordan, cin. Chris Menges
  • 1995 Rob Roy, dir. Michael Caton-Jones, cin. Karl Walter Lindenlaub
  • 1994 Nell, dir. Michael Apted, cin. Dante Spinotti
  • 1993 Schindler’s List, dir. Steven Spielberg, cin. Janusz Kamiński
  • 1990 Darkman, dir. Sam Raimi, cin. Bill Pope
  • 1987 Suspect, dir. Peter Yates, cin. Billy Williams
  • 1981 Excalibur, dir. John Boorman, cin. Alex Thomson

 

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