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Play Poland Film Festival screens Polish cinema UK-wide

Little Rose, General Nil and Mystification among highlights

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Play Poland Film Festival screens Polish cinema UK-wide

Film-lovers have reason to be cheerful this month, following news that mobile filmfest Play Poland has landed on our shores. Screenings and events, which began on 2 Aug, will run until 25 Sep throughout Scotland, mostly at the Glasgow Film Theatre and Edinburgh Filmhouse. Films include features such as Little Rose (2010) directed by Jan Kidawa-Blonski, General Nil (2009) directed by Ryszard Bugajski, Black (2009) directed by Dominic Matwiejczyk, Horizontal 8 (2009) directed by Grzegorz Lipiec and Mystification (2009) directed by Jacek Koprowicz. A Film Mountain strand will also allow the audience to see a series of shorter films.

See playpoland.org.pl for more.

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Little Rose (Rózyczka)

  • 2010
  • Poland
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jan Kidawa-Błoński
  • Cast: Andrzej Seweryn, Magdalena Boczarska, Robert Więckiewicz

A beautiful informant is set the task of betraying a Jewish writer in vehemently anti-Semitic 1960s Poland, only to find her loyalties pulled in more than one direction as time goes on.

General Nil

  • 2009
  • Poland
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ryszard Bugajski
  • Written by: Ryszard Bugajski
  • Cast: Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Alicja Jachiewicz, Magdalena Emilianowicz

A film about the last few years of Polish resistance leader General Emil 'Nil' Fieldorf, who was a national hero but whose nationalism was deemed a threat by the Communist government that came after the war and marked him for assassination.

Mystification (Mistyfikacja)

  • 2010
  • Poland
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jacek Koprowicz
  • Cast: Jerzy Stuhr, Maciej Stuhr, Ewa Blaszczyk

A study of the life of Stanislaw 'Witkacy' Witkiewicz, one of Poland's premier avant-garde poet/artists, who committed suicide in 1939.

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