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Germany, Poland 2015

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directed by Micha³ Rogalski, historical drama, 95 min, eng subtitles written by Micha³ Rogalski
with Filip Piotrowicz, Jonas Nay, Urszula Bogucka, Maria Semotiuk, Steffen Scheuman

Friday 16.10.2015 - 18.30, Cinématheque

Poland, 1943. When love, friendship, and fate connect a simple Polish country boy, the daughter of a local farmer, a young German soldier, and a Jewish girl from Warsaw. Guido, Romek, Franka and Bunia all come across something that both threatens and provides an escape from their harsh reality: love. The ill-fated and unlikely connection between these four, in the context of a horrific war, leads to a series of tragedies. Will they be able to hold on to their dreams while facing the horrors of their time and the uncertainty of their future?

Montreal FF 2015 (Best Screenplay)


Pologne, 1943. Lorsque l’amour, l’amitié et le destin lient un simple garçon polonais de la campagne, la fille d’un fermier local, un jeune soldat allemand et une fille juive de Varsovie. Sauront-ils conserver leurs rêves tout en affrontant les horreurs de leur époque et les incertitudes du futur ?

Montreal FF 2015 (Meilleur scénario)!summer-solstice/c6xq