The death of the dog is only the beginning of a series of misfortunes that lead Julia to an exasperation that was unthinkable a little before, when her family, sentimental and professional life was booming. With the tragicomic 33 Scenes From Life, Małgorzata Szumowska won the Locarno Special Jury Prize and established herself as one of the most solid and incisive filmmakers of today.
She is one of the most prominent directors of contemporary Polish cinema. In 2000 she directed her debut feature, Happy Man, nominated for the European Film Awards and awarded at the Thessaloniki Festival. From here she begins a solid and abundant filmography, present in all major competitions, of which stand out titles such as Elles, starring Juliette Binoche; Body, Best Director at the Berlinale; or Mug, Grand Prize of the Jury at the same festival.
Filmography: Nunca volverá a nevar (codirigit, 2020), The Other Lamb (2019), Mug (2018), Cuerpo (2015), Amarás al prójimo (2013), Ellas (2011), 33 Scenes From Life (2008), Stranger (2004), Happy Man (2000)