MARTES 21 | CINETECA NACIONAL – SALA 2 | 19:30 HR. | 2 HR. 08 MIN.
DOMINGO 26 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES – SALA 5 | 18:45 HR. | 2 HR. 08 MIN.
Poland-Germany-Czech Republic-Sweden-Slovak Republic | 2017 | DCP | Color | 128minDirector: Agnieszka Holland
Script: Olga Tokarczuk, Agnieszka Holland
Producer: Janusz Wąchała
Cinematography: Jolanta Dylewska, Rafał Paradowski
Sound: Andrzej Lewandowski, Mattias Eklund
Music: Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
Edited: Pavel Hrdlička
Cast: Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Miroslav Krobot, Jakub Gierszał, Patricia Volny, Borys SzycProduction Company: Tor Film Production
Born in Warsaw, Poland in 1948, she graduated from the FAMU Film School in Prague and began her career assisting Krzysztof Zanussi and Andrzej Wajda. She collaborated with Krzysztof Kieslowski on the screenplay of his trilogy, Three Colors. Her film Gorączka screened in Competition at the Berlinale in 1981, the year in which she emigrated to Paris. Since then she has made over 30 films, winning awards including the Emmy, Golden Globe, Golden Lion and BAFTA. Her films In Darkness, Europa Europa and Bittere Ernte (Angry Harvest) were all nominated for an Oscar.
Retired civil engineer Duszejko lives a secluded life in a mountain village close to the border between Poland and the Czech Republic. She is charismatic and eccentric, a passionate astrologer and a strict vegetarian. One day her beloved dogs disappear. On a snowy winter’s night shortly afterwards she discovers the dead body of her neighbour and, next to it, deer tracks. More men die in a similarly mysterious way. All of them were pillars of the village community, and all were passionate hunters. Were these men killed by wild animals? Or has someone been provoked to pursue a bloody vendetta? At some point Duszejko herself comes under suspicion …
Berlin International Film Festival, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival