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JFK

Oliver Stone, USA, France 1991, 189’
I Am Divine The Amusement Park

More time has passed since the premiere of JFK to today than between the Kennedy assassination and the film’s premiere. And yet Oliver Stone's film remains the most interesting and best produced project about the Dallas shooting. While the script echoes some of the conspiracy theories, Stone did not care about critics' accusations. He saw his film as the start of a road that would lead Americans to the ultimate truth about President Kennedy's death. The world hasn’t learned the whole truth to this day - as evidenced by Stone's documentary JFK: Revisited: Through the Looking Glass, also showing at this year’s American Film Festival. Nonetheless, JFK, with its all-star cast and countless Oscar and Golden Globe nominations was the director's artistic and commercial triumph. And his film, regardless of the conclusions it may suggest, is a model thriller reminding us that politics is always a game where the ruthless take all.

phot. © 1991 Warner Bros., Inc., Regency Enterprises VOF and Le Studio Canal. All rights reserved

Jakub Demiańczuk

awards

Academy Awards 1991 - Best Cinematography, Film Editing; BAFTA Awards 1991 - Best Editing, Sound; Golden Globes 1991 - Best Director

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We 10 Nov, 11:45knh 8
Sa 13 Nov, 21:00knh 8
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Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Winner of three Oscars - for directing Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July, and for Alan Parker's script for Midnight Express - as well as dozens of other film awards. Stone does not hide from difficult topics, constantly revealing the dark sides of American history. In recent years, he has been devoted primarily to documentary productions, often involving various conspiracy theories, or fraternizing with dictators (he has devoted films, among others, to Hugo Chavez and Vladimir Putin). Still, he remains one of the most important and controversial authors of American cinema.

Selected filmography

1981 Ręka / The Hand

1986 Salvador

1986 Pluton / Platoon

1987 Wall Street

1989 Urodzony 4 lipca / Born on the Fourth of July

1991 The Doors

1991 JFK

1993 Pomiędzy niebem a ziemią / Heaven & Earth

1994 Urodzeni mordercy / Natural Born Killers

1995 Nixon

1997 Droga przez piekło / U Turn

1999 Męska gra / Any Given Sunday

2003 Dowódca / Comandante

2004 Aleksander / Alexander

2006 World Trade Center

2008 W.

2010 Wall Street: Pieniądz nie śpi / Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

2012 Savages: ponad bezprawiem / Savages

2012 Historia Stanów Zjednoczonych według Olivera Stone’a / The Untold History of the United States (doc. TV series)

2014 Mi amigo Hugo (doc.)

2016 Snowden (doc.)

2017 Oliver Stone vs Putin / The Putin Interviews (doc. TV series)

Cast & Crew

director Oliver Stone
screenplay Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar
cinematography Robert Richardson
editing Joe Hutshing, Pietro Scalia
music John Williams
cast Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Laurie Metcalf, Donald Sutherland
producer A. Kitman Ho, Oliver Stone
production Le Studio Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films
sales Park Circus
language English
coloration colour & b&w
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