Polonez

By

Agnieszka Elbanowska

Duration

16 MIN

Language

Polish

Subtitles

French/english

Country

Poland

Year

2016

Quickly I would say that it’s a SATIRICAL DOCUMENTARY on IDENTITY

Synopsis

In the small, central Polish town of Aleksandrow Kujawski, the director of the local culture centre announces a competition. The theme : a creative presentation of your personal patriotic attitude. Entrants are free to demonstrate their creativity in whatever form they like; in song, recitation or gesture, by giving a speech or staging their piece. Anything goes. There’s just one requirement ; entrants may only present their own, original work. The eleventh day of the eleventh month arrives... Poland’s Independence Day. And on this very day, the jury, consisting of the director, the mayor, a priest and a local poetess, will select the region’s number one patriot.

Agnieszka elbanowska director

Direction

Agnieszka Elbanowska

Screenplay

Agnieszka Elbanowska

Sound designer

Dariusz Wancerz

Cinematographer

Pawel Chorzepa

Original Title

Polonez

English Title

Polonaise

Polonaise 6