New World

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    New World

    Nowy świat

    Directed by

    • Elżbieta Benkowska, Michał Wawrzecki, Łukasz Ostalski

    Poland

    2015

    84 min

    • Russian
    • Polish
    • Belarusian

    Drama

    Warsaw IFF

    During a journey towards the better, an escape from evil, we take a look at three young protagonists from Belarus, Ukraine and Afghanistan for whom Poland became the title "New World".

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    Cast
    Olga Kawalij Aksjonowa
    Julian Świeżewski
    Dariusz Majchrzak
    Hassan Akkouch
    Irena Melcer
    Karina Minaeva
    Żora Leszczenko
    Stanislav Boklan
    Screenplay
    Monika Dembinska
    Elżbieta Benkowska
    Izabela Aleksandrowicz
    Maksymilian Nowicki
    Cinematography
    Piotr Pawlus
    Cezary Stolecki
    Slawomir Witek
    Editing
    Grazyna Gradon
    Production
    AKSON STUDIO
    Łukasz Ostalski

    Łukasz Ostalski

    Poland

    Łukasz Ostalski was born in Gdańsk, Poland. Political Science graduate at Gdansk University, Social Science Faculty. WFH Sopot Schools' of Photography Student. Awards winner of press photography contests. In 2012 graduated from Directing Faculty at Gdynia School Film. THE MOTHER is his diploma film.

    Selected Filmography

    Elżbieta Benkowska

    Elżbieta Benkowska

    Poland

    Polish film director, screenwriter and film editor. Born in 1988 in Gdańsk. She studied at the Gdynia Film School. Her film OLENA was nominated for the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

    Michał Wawrzecki

    Michał Wawrzecki

    Poland

    Polish director and screenwriter. A student of film directing at the Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia, a graduate of the same faculty's film and TV production organization course and of the Cracow Scriptwriting School.