Largely shot in the forests of Kampinos, the flick follows a group of tech-addicted teens who fall into a nightmare when they find themselves hunted by a hideously deformed killer that prowls the woods seeking out his prey.
With his unconventional, intelligent command and axiom "A Polish soldier fights for the freedom of all nations, but dies only for Poland" General Stanisław Maczek’s soldiers spearheaded the Allied drive through Western Europe, playing a key role in the liberation of France, Belgium and Holland. Using dramatized scenes, the new documentary follows his path through Ukraine, Poland, France, the Netherlands and finally Scotland, where after the war he ended up working as a hotel barman.
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The footage shot between 1984 and 1990 shows avant grade master Kantor in both rehearsals as well as the final show itself and will be screened later this month at an event called “European: Tadeusz Kantor”.
TFN speaks to the man on the hunt for a pharaoh’s tomb and the woman filming what could be one of the great archaeological discoveries.
History sleuth Łukasz Kazek has spent years uncovering long-forgotten treasures and researching the histories of the people who hid them. The result is a fascinating new documentary called Powiernik (Confidant).
A hint about the new movie, Netflix’s third original Polish production, came from actor Nikodem Rozbicki’s Instastory after he posted a photo of a coffee machine labelled ‘only for Netflix crew’.
Recently deceased film director Jerzy Gruza, best known for his comedies and popular TV serials, was laid to rest in a Friday ceremony in Warsaw. Gruza has been posthumously decorated with a Polonia Restituta Commander's Cross for his contributions to national culture.
The animation by director Mariusz Wilczyński is described as “an autobiographical impression, reminiscence of childhood images, in which the memory of dead parents and the hometown of Łódź comes to life.”
Telling one year in the life of Jędrusik, the film looks at how the singer/actress struggled with expectations imposed on her by society, which director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz describes as “a universal topic and always up to date. Each of us has to face what is considered appropriate for sex, age, etc. Kalina was in the spotlight, adored and hated, she experienced these dilemmas in extreme form.”