united-states-of-love

2016, 104 min., Poland, Sweden
Polish with English subtitles

Direction/Reżyseria
TOMASZ WASILEWSKI

Script/Scenariusz
TOMASZ WASILEWSKI

Cinematography/Zdjęcia
OLEG MUTU

Art Direction/Scenografia
KATARZYNA SOBAŃSKA, MARCEL SŁAWIŃSKI

Editing/Montaż
BEATA WALENTOWSKA

Sound/Dźwięk
CHRISTIAN HOLM

Produced by/Produkcja
MANANA

Producers/Producenci
PIOTR KOBUS, AGNIESZKA DREWNO

 

Cast/Obsada
Julia Kijowska (Agata), Magdalena Cielecka (Iza), Dorota Kolak (Renata), Marta Nieradkiewicz (Marzena), Tomek Tyndyk (Adam), Andrzej Chyra (Karol), Łukasz Simlat (Jacek)

The story of four women who are all close friends. Living in a small town, Agata, Renata, Iza, and Marzena try to find their place in a rapidly changing world, no easy task. Though wild capitalism rages around them, people remains rooted in the previous, communist era. The four women are torn between living conventionally and living life on their own terms. More than anything they desire love, which turns out to be alternatively toxic and healing, creating depression in one moment and hope in the next.

 

TOMASZ WASILEWSKI

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Born in 1980 in Toruń.  Graduate of the Łódź Film School and the Warsaw Academy of Film and Television.  He was an assistant director on Malgorzata Szumowska’s “33 Scenes from Life.”  He was nominated for a Golden Lion at the Gdynia Film Festival for his first feature film, “In the Bedroom.”  His second feature film, “Floating Skyscrapers,” won the East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, as well as the Audience Award at the 13th T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw.  Award winner for best screenplay at the Berlinale. “United States of Love” is Wasilewski’s biggest international success.

FILMOGRAPHY

2016    United States of Love (Zjednoczone stany miłości)
2013    Floating Skyscrapers (Płynące wieżowce)
2012    In the Bedroom (W sypialni)
2008    One Man Show (Show jednego człowieka) – documentary

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