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In the Name of

In the Name of

by Malgorzata Szumowska

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Strait is the Gate

Review: In the Name Of

Strait is the Gate

Beyond the taboo subject of homosexuality in the Church, addressed through the tormented life of a priest, Malgorzata Szumowska paints a scathing portrait of a small provincial community in Poland. 

“A film about love”

Interview: Malgorzata Szumowska • Director

“A film about love”

Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska explains her approach to In the Name of, a film about a homosexual priest, unveiled in competition in Berlin 

Trailer [st en]


Trailer [st en]


international title: In the Name of
original title: W imię...
country: Poland
sales agent: Memento Films International
year: 2013
directed by: Malgorzata Szumowska
screenplay: Malgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert
cast: Andrzej Chyra, Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Łukasz Simlat

main awards/selection

Berlinale 2013In competition, Frameline Film Festival (USA) 2013: Taipei Film Festival 2013: Maine International Film Festival 2013: New Horizons Film Festival 2013: New Fest 2013
Festival goEast 2013
Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2013Athens Film Festival 2013: Chicago International Film Festival 2013: New York City, New York 2013

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