Director Małgorzata Szumowska

Production year 2015

Length 90min.

Country Poland


Poland, nowadays. The intertwined stories of a criminal prosecutor, his anorexic daughter and her therapist who claims she can communicate with the dead loved ones. Three radically different approaches to the body and soul.


Małgorzata Szumowska
Małgorzata Szumowska



Jacek Drosio, Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert


Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert

Director of Photography

Michał Englert

Production designer

Elwira Pluta


Marcin Jachyra


Jacek Drosio


Janusz Gajos, Maja Ostaszewska, Justyna Suwała, Ewa Dałkowska

Production company(ies)

Nowhere Tel.: +48 500 892253 Email: Warsaw, Poland

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska belongs to the most prominent Polish filmmakers and covers a broad spectrum working as screenwriter and producer as well as documentary and feature film director. She has been honoured with several international awards, including the Teddy Award for In The Name Of at the Berlin FF and the Silver Leopard Award at the Locarno FF for 33 Scenes from Life. Malgorzata Szumowska was twice nominated for the European Film Awards for Happy Man and Stranger. She is a winner of many prestigious prizes in Poland. Her movie Elles, featuring Juliette Binoche and Anaïs Demoustier, was sold to over 40 countries.


Scene 10 (1995, short), Before I Disappear (1996, short), One Day in the Life of Tomek Karat (1997, doc.), Silence (1997, short, doc.), Seven Lessons of Love (1999, short, doc.), Ascension (2000, short), A Wedding in the House of Loneliness (2000, doc.), Happy Man (2000), Documentary… (2001, short, doc.), Stranger (2004), Visions of Europe (2004, segment ‘‘Crossroad’’), My Father, Maciek (2005, doc.), Solidarity, Solidarity... (2005, segment “Father”), Nothing to be Scared of (2006, short, doc.), 33 Scenes from Life (2008), Sponsoring/Elles (2011), In the Name of... (2013), Body (2015).

FILMS 2015