The Polish movie was declared the Best European Film of 2018. Pawlikowski himself received the award for European Director and European Screenwriter whereas lead actress Joanna Kulig was deemed the best European Actress. Film editor Jarosław Kamiński also won an award.
The web is buzzing with the Polish film’s success:
#ColdWar took home five wins at the European Film Awards https://t.co/YRAPKEHJa0 pic.twitter.com/2HnIEQVaSF
— Variety (@Variety) December 15, 2018
Pawlikowski himself was overburden by the number of statues he had to hold:
Director Paweł Pawlikowski has his hands full. Congratulations again to the #ColdWarMovie cast and crew on their 5 European Film Awards. pic.twitter.com/Hjho033Tdl
— Cold War (@ColdWarMovie) December 16, 2018
The Best European Animated Feature was awarded to Pole Damian Nenowa and Spaniard Raul de la Fuente for their “Another Day of Life”.
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