ON OUR SCREENS
November 27 - December 3, 2015
AFERIM! | AFERIM!
dir. Radu Jude, Romania/Bulgaria/Czech Republic/France 2015, 108’
(in Romanian, Turkish, Romany with Polish subtitles)
Set in early 19th century Wallachia, when a local policeman, Costandin, is hired by Iordache, a boyar (local noble), to find Carfin, a Gypsy slave who had run away from the boyar's estate after having an affair with his wife, Sultana. Costandin sets out to find the fugitive, beginning a journey full of adventures.
MACBETH | MACBETH
dir. Justin Kurzel, UK/France/US 2015, 113’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Macbeth, a Thane of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
THE RED SPIDER | CZERWONY PAJĄK
dir. Marcin Koszałka, Poland 2015, 95’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
The scenario is inspired by the stories of two legendary serial killers who were living during the comunist time in Poland. Karol is a teenager, like any other - young, athletic, at the threshold of life. Everything changes when this young, nice boy becomes an accidental witness to a murder.
SOMETHING BETTER TO COME | NADEJDĄ LEPSZE CZASY
dir. Hanna Polak, Denmark/Poland 2014, 110’ (in Russian with Polish subtitles)
Ten-year-old Yula has but one dream - to lead a normal life. For 14 years, Hanna Polak follows Yula as she grows up in the forbidden territory of Svalka, the garbage dump located 13 miles from the Kremlin in Putin's Russia.
16. SILENT FILM FESTIVAL: MYSTERIES
December, 3-6 2015
The 16th Silent Film Festival will take place from the 3rd to the 6th of December at Kino Pod Baranami. It is an extraordinary film and music event, which recalls the golden era of silent cinema and shows that contemporary audiences are eager to rediscover this moment in film history. The organizers of the Festival will bring silent cinema masterpieces from all over the world here to Krakow. This year's festival, celebrating the 120th anniversary of cinema, is steeped in mystery and focuses on mystical experiments and the touch of the unknown. All movies will be accompanied by live music performances.
Thursday, December 3rd
20.00 THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER | LA CHUTE DE LA MAISON USHER
dir. Jean Epstein, France 1928, 66'
Impressionistic, poetic horror film, which takes place in a gloomy mansion in the middle of nowhere. A woman is dying of a mysterious disease that may be related to her husband's artistic obsession.
// live music: SALK (PL)
To see the full programme, click here.
All films with Polish and English subtitles.
ALSO ON OUR SCREENS:
DEMON | DEMON
dir. Marcin Wrona, Poland/Israel 2015, 94'
(in Polish, English and Yiddish with Polish subtitles)
Piotr, known to his friends as ‘The Python,’ returns from England to marry the beautiful Żaneta. They plan to settle down in the old home that was their wedding gift. But their plans get complicated when, the day before the wedding, Piotr finds human remains buried on the premises.
MY MOTHER | MIA MADRE
dir. Nanni Moretti, Italy/France 2015, 107’ (in Italian and English with Polish and English subtitles)
Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.
SLOW WEST | SLOW WEST
dir. John Maclean, UK/New Zeland 2015, 84’ (in English and French with Polish subtitles)
A young Scottish man travels across America in pursuit of the woman he loves, attracting the attention of an outlaw who is willing to serve as a guide.
SPECTRE | SPECTRE
dir. Sam Mendes, US/UK 2015, 150’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
STEVE JOBS | STEVE JOBS
dir. Danny Boyle, US 2015, 122’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
SUFFRAGETTE | SUFFRAGETTE
dir. Sarah Gavron, UK 2015, 106’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing.
VICTORIA | VICTORIA
dir. Sebastian Schipper, Germany 2015, 140’
(in German, English and Spanish with Polish subtitles)
A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
YOUTH | YOUTH
dir. Paolo Sorrentino, Italy/France/Swiss/UK 2015, 124' (in English, Spanish, and German with Polish subtitles)
Youth is about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel), a renowned filmmaker. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. The two men reflect on their past, each finding that some of the most important experiences can come later in life.
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