Cuerpo (Cialo)

Małgorzata Szumowska

Focus Poland 90 min Fiction

Synopsis

A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she’s still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who’s dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.

Themes

Sci-fi & FantasyEuropean CinemaComedyFemale DirectorDramaSocial Issues

Director

Małgorzata Szumowska

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)

Małgorzata Szumowska

Film information

Int. title: Cialo (Body)
Address: Małgorzata Szumowska
Script: Małgorzata Szumowska, Michal Englert
Contact: Good Films
With: Janusz Gajos, Maja Ostaszewska, Justyna Suwala, Ewa Dalkowska, Adam Woronowicz
Country: Poland
Year: 2015
Format: DCP
Length: 90 min
Language: Polish
Subtitles: Spanish

Sessions

08/05/2021 - 19:30h
Filmoteca de Catalunya
13/05/2021 - 19:00h
Filmoteca de Catalunya

Awards

BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL
Silver Bear for Best Director

POLISH FILM AWARDS
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actress
Best Actor

EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Best Editor
Audience Award for Best Film

Poster

Cuerpo (Cialo)