Play Poland Film Festival screens Polish cinema UK-wide
Little Rose, General Nil and Mystification among highlights
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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.