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PORNOGRAPHY

by Jan Jakub Kolski

synopsis

In 1943 Poland was under nazi occupation, but the tragedy of the war seemed far-away from Powòrna Estate. Other tragedies instigated by the narrator Witold and mysterious Frederick disrupted the lives of the characters reunited in the isolated estate: the ‘dangerous relationship’ between Henia and Karol, orchestrated by Fredrick; the senseless murder of Amelia, Waclaw's mother, Henia’s fiancée; the sad event involving the partisan commander Siemain, that had to be eliminated because he lost control of his nerves. But punishment soon followed.

international title: Pornography
original title: Pornografia
country: Poland, France
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Jakub Kolski
film run: 117'
release date: PL 17/10/03, FR 30/03/2005
screenplay: Jan Jakub Kolski, Gérard Brach, Luc Bondy
cast: Krzysztof Majchrzak, Adam Ferency, Krzysztof Globisz
cinematography by: Krzysztof Ptak
film editing: Witold Chominski
art director: Andrzej Przedworski
costumes designer: Małgorzata Zacharska
music: Zygmunt Konieczny
producer: Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre, Razyna Torbicka
production: Heritage Films, MACT Productions
distributor: Syrena Films