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Polish Film Festival 2018

Jersey Arts Centre

Event Overview

Tuesday 3 July: Warsaw by Night

2015 Poland / 139 mins / Cert: 15 / Subtitled

Director: Natalia Koryncka-Gruz

Iga deeply fantasizes about extreme experiences. Joanna is a modern femme fatale. Agata is being cheated on. Roma is searching for a man who will turn her life upside down. For these four women with differing views on love, one night can be life changing.

Wednesday 4 July: Spoor

2017 Poland / 128 mins / Cert: NR / Subtitled

Directors: Agnieszka Holland + Kasia Adamik

Janina Duszejko, a former engineer, an astrologist and vegetarian, lives in a small picturesque village in the Sudeten Mountains. One night, she stumbles on the dead body of a neighbour. There are traces of roe deer hooves around his house…

In time, more dead bodies are discovered; all of them were hunters. Duszejko tries to convince the local police force that they were murdered by wild animals…

Thursday 5 July: The Last Family

2016 Poland / 119 mins / Cert: 15 / Subtitled

Director: Jan P. Matuszynski

Beksinski is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksinski is a family man who wants only the best for his loving wife Zofia, neurotic son Tomasz and the couple’s aging mothers. As he tapes everything with his beloved camcorder, the 28-year Beksinski saga unfolds through paintings, near-death experiences, dance music trends and funerals.

Friday 6 July: Tips for Cheating

2016 Poland / 100 mins / Cert: 12A / Subtitled

Director: Ryszard Zatorski

Kalina, a hopeless romantic, learns about her fiancé’s infidelity on her wedding day. Her best friend, Fretka, is betrayed by her partner around the same time. Angry and hungry for revenge on all men, who according to them will always cheat, they set up a unique business whose aim is to test male fidelity.

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