The Camerimage Worldwide Competition, set to happen in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 9 – 16, will honor filmmaker Edward Norton with its high filmmaker trophy, the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award, named after the late Polish filmmaker.
Norton, generally known as a performer in such movies as “Birdman or (The Surprising Advantage of Ignorance),” “The Grand Budapest Lodge” and “The Illusionist,” wrote, directed, produced and stars in “Motherless Brooklyn,” against the law drama based mostly on the Jonathan Lethem novel that follows a detective within the New York borough who has Tourette dysfunction.
The Warner Bros. pic premiered at Telluride in August and is ready for a Nov. 1 launch within the U.S. “The formidable movie noir will make your mind harm in not completely unwelcome methods,” wrote Selection critic Peter Debruge.
Dick Pope (“Mr. Turner,” “Peterloo”) lensed the movie at a number of New York places utilizing Arri Alexa Mini cameras and Cooke S4 Prime Lenses. Camerimage is concentrated on cinematography and on the DP-director collaboration.
Krzysztof Kieślowski, who died at 54 in 1996, is understood for guiding 1989 TV miniseries “Dekalog,” 1991’s “The Double Lifetime of Veronique,” and “Three Colours trilogy,” which spans 1993 and 1994. He acquired the Cannes Movie Competition Jury Prize in 1988.
“Motherless Brooklyn” additionally stars Willem Dafoe, Bobby Cannavale, Bruce Willis and Gugu Mbatha-Uncooked.
Earlier Krzysztof Kieslowski Award recipients embrace Gary Oldman, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, Viggo Mortensen, John Malkovich, Jessica Lange and Kenneth Branagh. Norton will likely be readily available for the movie’s screening at Camerimage and can meet will meet with the viewers.