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Imagine to be screened in Gothenburg

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- The latest film by Andrzej Jakimowski is on the bill of the Swedish festival, together with In a Bedroom and Women’s Day

Imagine to be screened in Gothenburg

"Imagine [+see also:
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is far superior to certain movies presented in Cannes or Venice…", "If more films like this were produced, Poland's art of the cinema would be a real empire for the 7th Art…" : the screening of the latest film by Andrzej Jakimowski (noticed for Squint Your Eyes and Tricks [+see also:
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interview: Andrzej Jakimowski
interview: Tomasz Gąssowski
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) unleashed critics' enthusiasm at the last Warsaw Film Festival, at the end of which it carried off the Best Director award and the Audience's Prize.

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Unveiled in Toronto, this homage to human imagination co-produced by Poland, Portugal and France (Zjednoczenie Artystów i RzemieślnikówFilmes do Tejo II, Film and Music Entertainment Limited, KMBO Production) will be presented this week to audiences at the Gothenburg International Film Festival (January 25 to February 4), in the Fem Kontinenter (Five Continents) section.

On the programme in the Debutants' section, Swedish spectators will be able to discover In a bedroom [+see also:
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directed by Tomasz Wasilewski. Recently screened at the festivals held in Mannheim-Heidelberg and Trieste, the film traces the story of a 40 year-old woman going through a personal and financial crisis, who spends her nights in hotels with men she picks up on the Internet.

In this same section, another tale about a woman will be presented, this time a woman striving to overcome day-to-day difficulties in order to earn a living and provide for her daughter's needs: Women’s Day [+see also:
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directed by Maria Sadowska.

Also worth noting, on the same Debutants' programme which explores first feature films, the Polish-American co-production Now, Forager: A Film About Love and Fungi from the Julia Halperin - Jason Cortlund duo, which deals with the misfortunes of a couple working in the culinary world.

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(Translated from French)

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