Tower. A Bright Day.

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    Tower. A Bright Day.

    Wieża. Jasny dzień

    Directed by

    Poland

    2017

    106 min

    • Polish

    Drama, Thriller

    Mula lives with her family in the country. Just before her daughter’s First Holy Communion, Mula’s sister – Kaja – pays them a visit. Kaja is the biological mother of the girl, but she suddenly left without a trace 6 years before. The family believes in reconciliation, but Mula believes that Kaja has come to take the child away. Meanwhile, a series of peculiar metaphysical events take place and Kaja’s presence triggers changes in people. Mula’s fear grows and she wants to get rid of her sister. Yet Kaja has come for a reason.

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    Cast
    Rafał Cieluch
    Rafał Kwietniewski
    Dorota Łukasiewicz-Kwietniewska
    Anna Zubrzycki
    Laila Hennessy
    Ida Kwietniewska
    Igor Kwietniewski
    Artur Krajewski 
    Screenplay
    Jagoda Szelc
    Cinematography
    Przemysław Brynkiewicz
    Editing
    Anna Garncarczyk
    Music
    Teoniki Rożynek
    Production
    INDEKS FILM STUDIO
    Sales
    MEDIA MOVE

    Press

    Szelc’s film oozes a unique style; it’s both poetic and visceral, and it deals with religion and spirituality, yet remains full of substance.

    Ola Salwa, Cineuropa

    “Tower. A Bright Day.” announces the arrival of a major directing talent.

    Michał Oleszczyk, RogerEbert.com

    Jagoda Szelc

    Jagoda Szelc

    Poland

    Jagoda Szelc graduated from the directing Department at Łódź Film School. She directed 10 shorts and feature films, as well as documentaries, among which MONUMENT (2018), TOWER. A BRIGHT DAY (2017), THE WALK (2015), SUCH A LANDSCAPE (2013), EXIT POINT (2012), in which she tackled different topics and practiced different film styles. Her debut film TOWER. A BRIGHT DAY (2017), won the best debut film category and the best script in 42nd Polish Film Festival, and the main price at International Festival of Independent Cinema Off Camera. THE DELICATE BALANCE OF TERROR has been selected for Les Arcs Coproduction Village. Her latest film MONUMENT (2019) premiered at IFFR and was screened at BIFAN.

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