2015, 75 min., Poland
Polish with English subtitles
ZK STUDIO, HBO EUROPE
MAŁGORZATA PROCIAK, KONRAD SZOŁAJSKI
In 1998 John Paul II reinstated the medieval ritual of exorcism. Benedict XVI supports the banishing of demons. Pope Francis publicly prayed over the possessed in St. Peter’s Square. Today, masses of faithful are subjected to exorcisms on a worldwide scale. The number of priests who conduct the ritual is also increasing. Our protagonists – Karolina, Basia and Agnieszka – are facing serious difficulties in their lives. In order to regain ‘spiritual harmony’ they seek help from the exorcists. They are supported in their struggle with Satan by their families, spiritual teachers and medical professionals.
Born in 1956 in Warsaw. Son of a well-known television and radio lector Lucjan Szołański. Director, screenwriter, film producer and university lecturer (doctoral thesis at Faculty of Radio and Television at University of Silesia in 2012). Graduate of Polish studies at University of Warsaw (1979), Faculty of Radio and Television at University of Silesia (1985) and NFTS (Beaconsfield – England, 1987). Since 1990 he has directed documentaries and feature films (debut ‘Człowiek z …’, 1993). In 2005 he founded a production company ZK STUDIO.
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