When asked by Francis Ford Coppola to compose the music for his new film Dracula, Kilar said: “To quote ‘The Godfather’ it was an offer I couldn't refuse.”
The film won 3 Oscars and the hearts and minds of audiences all around the world. But Szpilman’s son, Andrzej, says his father probably wouldn’t have watched it.
The awards committee emphasised that "Mug" is "a very human film, which shows a reluctance to change within Polish society."
Almost 50 thriller feature films from all over Europe will be shown in Kołobrzeg on the Polish Baltic coast at the international Suspense Film Festival organised for the seventh time.
The trailer for a new blockbuster about the vital role of Polish pilots in the Battle of Britain has been released.
Kieślowski, who would have been 77 today, won adulation abroad… but not necessarily at home.
Myself, Freedom, Rebellion and Motherland are the first themes of this year's 8th edition of the Transatlantyk Festival in Łódź.
Household comic book heroes became loved for their bumbling successes and discreet references to communism.
The Kraków Film Festival is considered one of the largest and oldest film festivals in Europe. Founded in 1961, under the title of the "Polish Short Film Festival", the aim was to show new films by Polish filmmakers with an emphasis on documentaries, short films and animation. Three years later the festival became international and in 2001 it changed its name to the "Kraków Film Festival".
The 14th edition of the “Jewish Motifs International Film Festival” begins tomorrow (Wednesday) in Warsaw.