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by Małgorzata Imielska


A double portrait of Adam and Wanda. Their feeling is tested by Alzheimer’s disease, which Wanda was diagnosed with five years ago. With time, her health condition makes it impossible to communicate using words. The relationship between the ill woman and her caring husband reveals a deeper dimension of their marriage. Mundane matters, such as everyday hygiene, doctor’s appointments, a walk or dinner together, are used to construct the image of the difficult everyday life of the married couple. Their days together are nothing like their life in the past. Not everyone could shoulder the burden they are both carrying.


international title: Love and Empty Words
original title: Miłość i puste słowa
country: Poland
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Małgorzata Imielska
film run: 77'
screenplay: Małgorzata Imielska
cinematography by: Maciej Kozlowski
film editing: Marek Skorupski
music: Marek Napiórkowski
production: Studio Filmowe KRONIKA
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