Sweat

Magnus von Horn

Talents Poland, Sweden 105 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

Sweat recounts three days in the life of fitness motivator Sylwia Zając, whose presence on social media has made her a celebrity. Although she has hundreds of thousands of followers, is surrounded by loyal employees and admired by acquaintances, she is looking for true intimacy.

Themes

European CinemaDramaSocial Issues

Director

Magnus von Horn

He graduated from the Polish National Film School, where he currently teaches Film Direction. His first short films were selected at Sundance and Locarno, and his debut feature, The Here After was nominated for the Cannes Golden Camera and won the Swedish Academy’s Guldbagge Awards for Best Film and Best Direction.

Filmography: Sweat (2020), Después de esto (The Here After) (2015), Without Snow (curt, 2011), Echo (curt, 2008)

Magnus von Horn

Film information

Director: Magnus von Horn
Script: Magnus von Horn
Contact: Ela Media
With: Magdalena Kolesnik, Julian Swiezewski, Aleksandra Konieczna, Zbigniew Zamachowski
Country: Poland, Sweden
Year: 2020
Format: DCP
Length: 105 min
Language: Polish
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2021

Awards

CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL
Gold Hugo for Best Film
Silver Hugo for Best Art Direction