33 Scenes from Life

tytuł oryginalny: 33 sceny z życia

reżyseria: Małgorzata Szumowska
aktorzy: Julia Jentsch, Peter Gantzler, Małgorzata Hajewska, Andrzej Hudziak, Maciej Stuhr, Iza Kuna, Rafał Maćkowiak

czas trwania: 95 min.
produkcja: Poland/Germany 2008

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Jury's Special Prize at the International Film Festival in Locarno, 2008
awards for Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Music, Best Supporting Actress for Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Journalists Award at the 33rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, 2008

Julia (Julia Jentsch) is a successful artist. She loves her parents and a husband (Maciej Stuhr) who is a famous composer. Suddenly everything collapses. Sickness and death from a close perspective are different from what Julia expected - much more absurd, nonsensical, and ridiculous.

33 Scenes from Life is a film about the moment in life when we become adults. It’s a story about stepping into the real world, where pain, suffering and doubts are inevitable.

Some of the most intense emotions were aroused (at the Gdynia Festival) by a very personal picture from Małgorzata Szumowska who, quoting her own words, had made a film about the loss of her near and dear ones. Szumowska had the courage to break in every respect with the elegiac poetics, generally applied in stories about death, revealing its very ordinary, even trivially prosaic features. Zdzisław Pietrasik, Polityka

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