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Papusza

Papusza

Directors: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Joanne Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze
Poland
Roma Language and Polish with English Subtitles
131 min
World Cinema
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Synopsis:
From the celebrated directors of My Nikifor comes a stunning account of the life of Papusza, Poland’s first celebrated Roma poet. Jowita Budnik gives a masterful lead performance, fully inhabiting the poetess over five decades as she finds and refines her voice against the backdrop of the Nazi invasion, subsequent Communist persecution, and eventual excommunication from her Roma community. Exquisitely filmed with painterly precision, this ravishing biopic pays tribute to a beloved but under-recognized literary figure.

Links: Website Trailer

Producer: Lambros Ziotas

Principal Cast: owitaBudnik(Papusza), Antoni Pawlicki (Jerzy Ficowski)

Film Format: DCP

Show Times

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Joanna Kos-Krauze

Biography

Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze are Poland‘s leading film auteurs. Their work is characterised by a deep humanist approach and respect for their protagonists. Their first collaboration was Dług (Debt), directed by Krzysztof and jointly co-written. The film was recently chosen as the most important Polish production of the past twenty years. Altogether, their films have received more than 120 awards in Poland and around the world. Their films include Mój Nikifor (My Nikifor), a story about a forgotten painter (Award for Best Director in Karlovy Vary) and Plac Zbawiciela (Saviour Square), a drama about a toxic family.

Joanne Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze

Screenplay: Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze

Producer: Lambros Ziotas

Editor: Krzysztof Szpetmanski

Principal Cast: owitaBudnik(Papusza), Antoni Pawlicki (Jerzy Ficowski)

Production Companies: Argomedia

Sponsors
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation