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MUG (Twarz): glór Film Season

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  • Tuesday 03 December 8:00pm

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Director: Malgorzata Szumowska  Cast: Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Malgorzata Gorol

91 minutes, Poland, 2018, CLUB TBC

Jacek is a free-spirited young Polish man with a passion for heavy metal and his girlfriend. He dreams of using the money he is earning on the local construction of the tallest statue of Christ in the world to move to London. But following a severe workplace accident, Jacek must undergo a facial transplant, and his life changes forever…

…a wide-ranging, quirkily entertaining combination of identity crisis, deadpan farce and social commentary. Screen International, Berlin International Film Festival 2018

Festivals:
Berlin International Film Festival 2018
Sydney Film Festival 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018
Melbourne International Film Festival 2018
Busan International Film Festival 2018
Cork Film Festival 2018

Awards
Winner – Silver Bear, Jury Grand Prix, Berlin International Film Festival 2018

Quotes:
“★★★★ … delivers the pleasure of vigorous storytelling. It is scabrous, mysterious and surprisingly emotional…” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, Berlin International Film Festival 2018

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