Oscar 2008: Sztuczki (Tricks) Is Poland's Entry for the Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar

Sep 21, 2008–The Polish entry for the foreign-language film Oscar is Andrzej Jakimowski¬ís second feature film, “Sztuczki” (“Tricks”).
The film centers on a 6-year-old boy trying to make his estranged father return to the family.

“Tricks” premiered at last year¬ís Venice Days, where it drew the Prix Europa Cinemas and Laterna Magica awards. Released in Poland by Kino Swiat International, “Tricks” film has won awards at more 20 festivals and has been distributed in about 30 countries, though not the U.S. It was released October 26, 2007 in Poland.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has invited 96 countries to submit films for foreign-language Oscar consideration. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2008 the nominations will be announced January 22, 2009 and the 81st awards ceremony takes place on February 22, 2009.