Cinema Under the Stars
As the historic urban space of Toruń constitutes an unforgettable experience in itself, weshall let you have a taste of it during this year’s edition of the festival. Once again, we aregoing to meet in the yard of the Old Town City Hall in Toruń where you will have a chance to watch five films we have selected for that particular scenery: More »

Castle Cinema
Let us take you back to the 1980s, amidst the unique scenery of the ruins of the Teutonic Castle, when some of the legendary horror films, now considered ‘cult classics’ were made. Although many of them were remade – some even saw many sequels made to continue the original idea – our intention is to show you the archetypes of the characters that have forever gone down in the history of this particular genre. The genre that is adored by so many devoted cinema goers. More »

Must See Must Be
The section Must See Must Bee is a summary of the films screened during the most important film festivals around the world which even the most knowledgeable film enthusiasts might have missed, when making an effort to digest the plethora of new film productions. More »

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Serious Man, A

Poważny człowiek · dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
USA, United Kingdom, France 2009, 105’


Joel and Ethan Coen make their most personal, most intensely Jewish film, which turns out to be one of their most universal as well. The ‘serious man’ in question is Larry Gopnik, a university professor who’s up for tenure in physics. Married with two children and the standard suburban house, he's always tried to live up to expectations, tried to be the best person he can, so he’s totally unprepared when every aspect of his life begins to collapse in a slow-motion riot.

Director:Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Screenplay:Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Music:Carter Burwell
Cinematography:Roger Deakins
Editing:Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cast:Adam Arkin, Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, George Wyner
Awards:Najlepsze Zdjęcia / Best Cinematography (SFFCC Award)