Saviour's Square, the new film from Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze, haswon the grand prize at the 31st Festival of Polish Film in Gdynia. The film also received bestactress honours for Jowita Budnik, best supporting actress for EwaWencel, best score for PawelSzymanski and a special award from the Polish president.

A powerful emotional drama about the disintegration of a family, Saviour's Square resembles more Krauze's gritty 1999 crime drama The Debt than his more recent film, the artist biopic My Nikifor,which took top honours at Karlovy Vary in 2005.

Best director went to Marek Koterski for his film WeAre All Christs, a dialogue between an alcoholicfather and his drug-addicted son.

The festival's special jury prize was shared by MichalRosa's What TheSun Has Seen and Michal Kwiecinski'scomedy Extras, which also receivedawards for best supporting actor (Krzysztof Kiersznowski)and best screenplay (Jaroslaw Sokol).Rafal Kapelinski won the grandprix in the Independent Cinema Competition for his 33-minute film Emily Cries.

Winners of the 31st Festivalof Polish Film

Grand Prize - Saviour's Square (dirs. Krzysztof Krauze, Joanna Kos-Krauze)

Special Jury Prize - What The Sun Has Seen (dir. MichalRosa), Extras (dir. Michal Kwiecinski)

Award of the President of the Polish Republic - Saviour's Square (dirs. Krzysztof Krauze, Joanna Kos-Krauze)

Award of the Mayor of Gdynia- Marta Malikowska for her debut performance in Facing Up (dir. MarekStacharski)

Best Director - Marek Koterskifor We Are All Christs

Best Screenplay - Jaroslaw Sokolfor Extras

Best Debut Director - Xawery Zulawski for Chaos,Mariusz Gawrys for The Art Of Massage

Best Actress - Jowita Budnikfor Saviour's Square

Best Actor - Zbigniew Zamachowskifor Same The Uhlans (dir. Sylwester Checinski)

Best Cinematography - Bogumil Godrejow for Retrieval(dir. Slawomir Fabicki), Arkadiusz Tomiak for Extras and Palimpsest (dir. Konrad Niewolski)

Best Score - Pawel Szymanski for Saviour's Square

Best Art Direction - Joanna Doroszkiewicz for Jasminum (dir.Jan Jakub Kolski)

Best Supporting Actress - Anna Romantowska forExtras, EwaWencel for Saviour's Square

Best Supporting Actor - Krzysztof Kiersznowskifor Extras

Best Sound - Piotr Domaradzkifor What The SunHas Seen

Best Editing - Jaroslaw Kaminski for Retrieval

Best Costumes - Anna Englert for Chaos