25 October, 17:00 · Cinema City — room 6
Nina is a teacher in her thirties, who cannot have her own children. Instead, she is looking for a surrogate. She and her husband Wojtek believe they have found the perfect candidate. It is Magda, a seemingly happy 25-year-old woman, who is enjoying life without any obligations. Nina falls in love with the woman...
The film by Olga Chajdas is a story about an unexpected love, filling the void, complex choices, and powerful emotions that ignore the traditional division lines.
|Screenplay:||Marta Konarzewska, Olga Chajdas|
|Cast:||Julia Kijowska, Eliza Rycembel, Andrzej Konopka, Katarzyna Gniewkowska, Maria Peszek|
|Producers:||Dariusz Pietrykowski, Andrzej Połeć|
|Awards:||FF w Gdyni / Gdynia FF – Złoty Pazur, Nagroda Onetu: Odkrycie Festiwalu / Golden Claw, Onet Award: The Discovery of the Festival (2018); MFF w Karlskronie / The Carl International Film Festival (CIFF) – Nagroda za Reżyserię / Award for Directing (2018); MFF w Rotterdamie / IFF Rotterdam– VPRO Big Screen Award (2018)|
Olga Chajdas (born in 1983, in Poznań) graduated from the production department of the Film School in Lodz in 2006 and completed a course in directing at Andrzej Wajda's Film School in 2009. She worked as assistant director, writer and as independent director, working for TV, film and theater. Nina (2018), world premiere at IFFR, is Chajdas’ feature debut.