Billed by the film's distributor as a "thrilling, epic production made on a grand scale," director Tadeusz Syka said that the film "is a timely story about the fact that 160 years ago we rose up in an uprising in which we had no chance."
The Pionier cinema in Szczecin which began operating in 1909 was facing closure after its owner announced his retirement.
Poland’s education minister has become the latest government figure to savage a new film by acclaimed Polish director Agnieszka Holland examining the plight of migrants on the Polish-Belarusian border.
Poland’s interior minister has criticised a new film by acclaimed director Agnieszka Holland about the migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border, calling it false, and a “brutal attack” on the Polish Border Guard.
Production company “Second Run” which specialises in releasing ‘lost gems of world cinema’ says it intends to rerelease Ryszard Bugajski’s 1982 film ‘Interrogation’ about life during Stalinism with new and improved English subtitles and 2K restoration by Poland’s WFDiF.
VIDEO: Taking nearly 10 years to make and premiering on Friday this week, actor Przemysław Wyszyński who stars as Witold Pilecki told TFN: “It's a wonderful film about mankind, about people who did remarkable things in the name of their ideals and the truth they knew.”
Łukasz Żal, who was the Director of Photography on Paweł Pawlikowski's 'Cold War' (2017) and 'Ida' (2014), both of which earnt him Academy Award and BAFTA nominations for cinematography, will be honoured with one of the Toronto International Film Festival’s ‘Tribute Awards’.
Peter Webber, the director behind Girl With A Pearl Earring, Hannibal Rising and Emperor is to direct the film about Irena Sendler, the social worker who risked her life to save 2,500 Jewish children during WWII.
VIDEO: Following the success of Polish productions in previous years, Netflix presented the 2023 “Tylko na Netflix” which announced three series and nine movies for the coming year.
VIDEO: With no professional distribution, at its premiere the feature-length film entitled ‘Liberated’ and starring 95 amateur actors and extras was attended by a staggering 2,000 people in a venue with a seating capacity of only 350.
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