Skolimowski's 'EO' nominated for finest overseas movie at 2023 Oscars
‘EO’ by legendary Polish movie director Jerzy Skolimowski obtained an Oscar nomination for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie on Tuesday.
Ultimately yr’s Cannes Movie Competition, Jerzy Skolimowski’s ‘EO’ gained the jury’s award.
The film loosely references Robert Bresson’s 1966 flm ‘Au Hazard Balthazar!’. The principle character is a donkey who performs in a circus with a younger artist named Kasandra (performed by Sandra Drzymalska). The woman takes excellent care of him, and EO provides her unconditional love. When bailiffs enter the circus after an illustration towards the usage of animals, the 2 are separated. The donkey is taken to a steady, after which adjustments homeowners a number of instances.
The co-writer and co-producer of ‘EO’ is Ewa Piaskowska. Cinematography by Michal Dymek, and the editor is Agnieszka Glinska.
Skolimowski mentioned at a press convention on Tuesday that he felt relieved “as a result of I can think about how I might really feel if I hadn’t been given this nomination.”
“It was certainly back-breaking work, primarily as a result of quantity of effort we put into the (promotional – PAP) marketing campaign,” the director added.
Skolimowski went on to say that his movie was meant to advocate animal rights.
“For humanity to try to change its perspective in the direction of animals, in order that excessive circumstances reminiscent of industrial animal farming… are outlawed,” he mentioned.
Nominations for the ninety fifth Academy Awards have been introduced on the awards YouTube channel. Different contenders within the Greatest Worldwide Characteristic Movie class embody amongst others: ‘Shut’ by Lucas Dhont (Belgium) and ‘All Quiet on the Western Entrance’ by Edward Berger (Germany).
The winners of the American Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences awards might be introduced on Sunday, March 12, throughout a gala held on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.