A very new breathtaking thriller LULLABY KILLER directed by Krzysztof Lang (Paper Marriage, Provocateur) will officially open the 29th Polish Film Festival in America on Saturday, November 4th at 8:00 PM. in AMC Rosemont 18.
The crime drama was inspired by a story of the most notorious Polish serial killer. Made in a style of “The Silence of the Lambs,” this highly suspenseful movie is set in the communist Poland in the 1950s.
For years many people disappear in Cracow and its vicinity. 67 persons in total. Young militia detective Karski constructs his own hypothesis of a serial killer, contrary to convictions of his superiors. Shortly, just one person remains in a circle of the suspects: Wladyslaw Mazurkiewicz called “Pretty Wladek.” This king of life, handsome, elegant playboy, wealthy adulterer, but also respected citizen, a man of surprising connections, a hypnotic charm and a murky past. During his ongoing investigation Karski stumbles across increasingly more obstacles: material evidence and records of the case are missing, the trusted people turn against him, and a very strange relationship comes into existence between the investigator and the suspect… And in the background of the whole case a beautiful mysterious woman shows up like a ghost…
The film is starring Andrzej Chyra and Tomasz Schuchardt. They are accompanied by most popular Polish actors: Boguslaw Linda, Andrzej Grabowski, Karolina Gruszka, Katarzyna Warnke, Arkadiusz Jakubik, Katarzyna Figura, Izabela Kuna, Jerzy Trela, Ireneusz Czop.
The movie is in Polish with English subtitles. A running time is 100 min. There will be only one screening at the festival. The movie was produced by Monolith Film; it will be released in Poland on October 20th
AMC Rosemont 18 is located at 9701 Bryn Mawr Ave. by River Rd. exit from I-90. The theatre offers ample parking, free of charge with a ticket validation inside.
The Opening Night screening will follow the official VIP reception attended by festival guests, outstanding film artists and professionals of the film industry. The reception will take place at the Society for Arts (1112 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. (business attire required). Acclaimed Rio Bamba Band will appear live. Invitations for the Opening Night (VIP reception & screening) are available HERE, on www.pffamerica.org , by phone at 773-486-9612 and in the PFFA main box-office. The capacity is very limited. All Opening Night attendees will receive valuable gift bags.
The Opening Screening will be proceeded by a mini-concert of Kaeyra, a very talented young Polish vocalist at a dawn of a great professional career, with a special participation of Pascal Pahl and Daniel Jonak.
Major sponsors of the 29th PFFA are: Senate of the Republic of Poland, LOT Polish Airlines, IVY Boutique Hotel, Star-Tech Glass, Inc., Society for Arts.
Major media sponsors are: WNVR 1030AM i 104.7FM oraz WPNA 103.1FM.
The Polish Film Festival in America is the most comprehensive annual exhibition program of promoting Polish cinema outside of Poland. Established in 1989 and organized by the Society for Arts, 501 (c) 3 arts institution, the festival presents the best of new Polish film productions of all genres: feature, documentary and animation. The event is widely attended by eminent Polish film professionals – actors, directors, cinematographers, producers who meet the festival audiences.