Body / Ciało

Director: Małgorzata Szumowska
Screenwriters: Małgorzata Szumowska / Michał Englert
Cast: Janusz Gajos / Maja Ostaszewska / Justyna Suwała

Black Comedy / Drama. Year: 2015. 1 hour 30 minutes.
Rated: R13 Violence, offensive language and content that may disturb
Polish with English Subtitles.

Silver Berlin Bear for Best Director, Berlin International Film Festival 2015

Body was awarded a Silver Bear for Best Director for Malgorzata Szumowska at the Berlin International Film Festival 2015. Szumowska is a prolific and important Polish director today, and in 2016 was on the competition jury for the 66th Berlin Film Festival earlier this year.

"A darkly comic rumination on what it means to be alive...
An almost cubist fruitcake comedy."

Screening with this feature

Silence / Cisza
Director: Małgorzata Szumowska

presented by Lodz Film School
Documentary. Year: 1998. 12 minutes.

A portrait of a family living in the country in Mazury, a lake district in Poland. A short impression with no dialogue presenting the monotony and slow pace of everyday life with its chores, happiness and sorrows, all set in the environment of nature and silence. Screening with Body.