Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” with cinematography by Greig Fraser, Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” with cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman, and Ridley Scott’s “The Last Duel,” with cinematography by Dariusz Wolski, are among the movies selected in the main competition section of EnergaCamerimage. The 29th edition of the festival, which focuses on the art of cinematography, runs Nov. 13-20 in Toruń, Poland.
Villeneuve will be the recipient of this year’s Special Camerimage Award for Outstanding Director, with the Oscar-nominated French-Canadian filmmaker attending in person to receive the award and present his film to the audience.
Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” will also play in competition and will open the festival, with Coen and cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel introducing the film in Toruń in person. Coen and Delbonnel previously worked together on “Tuileries” (a segment of “Paris, je t’aime”), “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.”
Other titles competing for the festival’s top prize, the Golden Frog, include Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast,” lensed by Haris Zambarloukos, and Reinaldo Marcus Green’s “King Richard,” which was lensed by Robert Elswit.
The remaining competition films are Nabil Ben Yadir’s “The Animals” (cin. Frank Van Den Eeden), Mike Mills’ “C’mon C’mon” (cin. Robbie Ryan), Sean Ellis’ “Eight for Silver” (cin. Sean Ellis), Mateusz Rakowicz’s “The Getaway King” (cin. Jacek Podgórski), Stefan Ruzowitzky’s “Hinterland” (cin. Benedict Neuenfels), Franziska Stünkel’s “The Last Execution” (cin. Nikolai von Graevenitz), and Liesl Tommy’s “Respect” (cin. Kramer Morgenthau).