Fugitive Pieces

Run Time:
105 min
Stephen Dillane, Rade Sherbedgia, Rosamund Pike, Ayelet Zurer, Robbie Kay
Jeremy Podeswa
Jeremy Podeswa
Plot Summary

Jakob’s life is haunted by his war-time childhood, but through his writing and then the discovery of true love he liberates himself from the past.

Festivals and Awards

Toronto International Film Festival (Opening Night), Canada, September 2007
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, September 2007
Halifax Film Festival, Canada, September 2007
Rome International Film Festival, Italy, October 2007
*Winner: Best Actor (Rade Sherbedgia)
Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Canada, October 2007
Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, October 2007
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece, November 2007
Berlinale, Germany, February 2008
Sarasota Film Festival, USA, April 2008
*Winner: Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Sydney International Film Festival, Australia, June 2008
Libertas Film Festival Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2008
Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland, July 2008
Motovun Film Festival, Croatia, July 2008
Sao Paulo Jewish Film Festival, Brazil, August 2008
Winner: Audience Award for Best Film
Sao Paulo Traveling Jewish Film Festival – Rio De Janiero, Brazil, August 2008
International Film Festival By The Sea, Netherlands, September 2008
Haifa Film Festival, Israel, October 2008
Kaohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan, October 2008
Raindance Film Festival, UK, October 2008
Seoul International Family Film Festival, South Korea, October 2008
Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival, Hong Kong, November 2008
UK Jewish Film Festival, UK, November 2008
Tallinn Black Night Film Festival, Estonia, November 2008
Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival, Malaysia, November 2008
*Winner: Best Film By Continent – North America
Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, Denmark, January 2009


Director’s Guild of Canada (DGC) – Nominated for Best Team Feature Film, Best Direction, Best Production Design, Best Picture Editing, Best Sound Editing.
Achievement in Cinematography, Genie Awards