WAVES

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Status : Completed

Original title : FALE

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Directed by : Grzegorz Zariczny

Cast : Daniel Furmaniak, Anna Kesek, Katarzyna Kopec, Artur Krajewski

Synopsis

Ania and Kasia are at the end of their schooling as women's hairdressers. They're now doing an internship at a salon in the most disparaged district of Krakow, Nowa Huta, which was built in the received Stalinist style near a steel plant at the beginning of the 1950s. Both Ania and Kasia have complicated relationships with their parents—relationships that are not exactly simplified as the girls approach adulthood.

An authentic, endearing, small, beautifully formed feature debut with this bittersweet snapshot of frustrated Polish youth.

Variety

Waves is a compelling and accomplished piece of work, and is indicative that Zariczny will be a talent to watch closely over the coming years.

Cineuropa

"A distinct whiff of Mike Leigh running through Waves..."

CINEVUE

Produced by : MUNK STUDIO

Year : 2016

Nationality : Poland

Language : Polish

Length : 78min

Screening : DCP

Awards

  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Nominated Best Film

Festivals

  • GOTEBORG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - NYA RĂ–STER
  • Film Festival Cottbus 2016 - U18 Competition Youth Film
  • Sao Paolo International Film Festival 2016 - New Directors Competition
  • HAIFA International Film Festival 2016 - East of the West
  • Reykjavik International Film Festival 2016 - Polish Focus
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016 - Official Competition

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