When it comes to historical tents, Michał Siedlecki is the man the film industry turns to first. And now, with a string of blockbuster productions including upcoming viking movie ‘The Northman’, starring Nicole Kidman, William Defoe and Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy behind him, the 37-year-old is already starting work on four other major movies.
The multi-award winning Italian actress is set to appear in Jerzy Skolimowski’s 'Baltazar,' a contemporary interpretation of the 1966 cult film 'Au Hasard, Balthazar' directed by Robert Bresson.
Set against the region’s dramatic 20th century history, the film, “Charlatan”, which will represent the Czech Republic at the 93rd Academy Awards in April 2021, is based on the true story of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek, who lived from 1887 to 1973.
In this edition of The Debrief, we take a look at the Atlantic cinema which opened its doors to the public in 1930.
It survived the Second World War and communism, but will it survive the next few years?
In 2015, the arthouse Kino Pionier 1907, which describes itself as an “ambitious cinema for people who see film as more than just entertainment”, was officially recognised as the oldest cinema in the world, with a certificate from Guinness World Records.
One of the first full-length films produced in Poland with a soundtrack, the music to Ryszard Ordynski’s 'Janko Muzykant' (Janko the Musician) disappeared after the war.
Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage is scratching its head over the fate of an old bridge film-makers want to blow up during filming for the seventh 'Mission Impossible' movie.
Producers of the new Tom Cruise film may have gone a Bridge too Far with the planned stunt which will see the historic 1909 suspension bridge near Jelenia Góra blown to smithereens.
The film 365 Days, directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandles and based on the first novel of a trilogy written by Blanka Lipińska, is currently the most popular feature film in the British and US edition of Netflix and in second place worldwide.