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Little Rose

Różyczka · dir. Jan Kidawa-Błoński
Poland 2010, 117’


06/27, 15:00 · Baj Pomorski – hall A


Dangerous emotional game between a respected writer, his beautiful young wife and her lover, set in the turbulent 60’s. A renowned writer (Andrzej Seweryn) has an affair with a much younger beautiful woman (Magdalena Boczarska). Despite social indignation caused by a large age difference, different education and status, the intellectual marries the attractive “girl from nowhere”. Blinded by his feelings, he does not suspect that their controversial relationship may not be a coincidence. He does not know that his partner has been secretly seeing another man (Robert Więckiewicz), with whom she shares not only a strong passion, but also a dangerous intrigue. Engaged in an immoral relationship with an agent, she gives him information to meant to discredit the writer. Her erotic fascination with the lover gradually turns into deeper feelings; the young woman realizes though, that she is only a tool in an organized action of the secret service.

Director:Jan Kidawa-Błoński
Screenplay:Maciej Karpiński, Jan Kidawa-Błoński
Music:Michał Lorenc
Cinematography:Piotr Wojtowicz
Editing:Cezary Grzesiuk
Cast:Magdalena Boczarska, Andrzej Seweryn, Robert Więckiewicz, Grażyna Szapołowska, Jan Frycz, Krzysztof Globisz
Awards:Złote Lwy – Najlepszy Film, Najlepsza pierwszoplanowa rola kobieca, Najlepszy dźwięk / Golden Lions – Best Film, Best Leading Actress, Best Sound (FPFF Gdynia 2010); Najlepsza główna rola męska – Orły 2011 / Best Leading Actor – Polish Eagle Film Awards (2011)

Jan Kidawa-Błoński was born in 1953 in Chorzów. Director, screenwriter, producer, also an actor. In 1972-1976 he studied at the Faculty of Architecture of Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. He graduated from the Film Directing Department at the Łódz Film School. As a director, he debuted in 1981. From 1990 to 94 he was the chairman of Polish Filmmakers Association, in 1997-2001 – the member of the board of the Independent Film.

Filmography (selected):
2010 – Różyczka / Little Rose
2005 – Skazany na bluesa / Destined for Blues
1996 – Wirus / Virus
1992 – Pamiętnik znaleziony w garbie / Diary Found in the Hunched Back
1984 – Trzy stopy nad ziemią / Three Feet Above the Ground