Country: Poland ( 435 )

Ida (2013)

Drama

Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is a novice. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna about her Jewish roots. Both women start a journey not only to find their family's tragic story, but to see who they really are and where they belong. They question what they used to believe in.
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela, ...

Arbitrage (2012)

Drama, Thriller

Robert Miller is a successful financial businessman with a loving wife and a smart daughter ready to take over the family business. Professional secrets involving illegal fraudulent activities start coming out at the same time that Robert's personal secrets take a turn for the worse and threaten to derail everything he has achieved.
Director: Nicholas Jarecki
Stars: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, ...

The Woman in the Fifth (2011)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don't go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events... as if an obscure power was taking control of his life.
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig, Samir Guesmi, ...

Elles (2011)

Drama

Anne (Juliette Binoche), a well-off, Paris-based mother of two and investigative journalist for ELLE, is writing an article about student prostitution. Her meetings with two fiercely independent young women, Alicja (Joanna Kulig) and Charlotte (Anais Demoustier), are profound and unsettling, moving her to question her most intimate convictions about money, family and sex.
Director: Malgorzata Szumowska
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier, Joanna Kulig, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, ...

In Darkness (2011)

Drama, War

IN DARKNESS tells the true story of Leopold Socha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief and burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied town of Lvov (former Poland).
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader, ...

Carnage (2011)

Comedy, Drama

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven year old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven year old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. Among the more serious of Ethan's injuries is a permanently missing tooth and the possibility of a second tooth also being lost. Their respective parents learn of the altercation through Ethan's parents questioning him about his injuries. The Longstreet parents invite the Cowan parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner. They are: Penelope Longstreet, whose idea it was to invite the Cowans, she whose priorities in life include human rights and justice; Michael Longstreet, who tries to be as accommodating as possible to retain civility in any situation; Nancy Cowan, a nervous and emotionally stressed woman; and Alan Cowan, who is married more to his work as evidenced by the attachment he has to his cell phone and taking work calls at the most inopportune times. Although the meeting starts ...
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, ...

The Way Back (2010)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

In 1941, three men reach India from Tibet, having walked 4000 miles after escaping a Siberian gulag. The film tells their story and that of four others who escaped with them and a teenage girl who joins them in flight. The group's natural leader is Janusz, a Pole condemned by accusations secured by torturing his wife; he knows how to live in the wilds. They escape under cover of a snowstorm: a cynical American, a Russian thug, a comic accountant, a pastry chef who draws, a priest, and a Pole with night blindness. They face freezing nights, lack of food and water, mosquitoes, an endless desert, the Himalayas, and moral questions of when to leave someone behind.
Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Dragos Bucur, Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Alexandru Potocean, ...

Sword and Scythe II: Eyewitness (2019)

Drama, History, War

The film is a chronicle, not only of a family, but also of the Hungarian nation through nine hundred years. Contains the description of a people's evolution, spirit and traditions until modern era, the era of the Second World War. It is not a dull report on the politics and diplomacy of the day, but a lively, touching story of a people, the Hungarians of Transylvania. It carries the reader with the story and makes him share thejoys, grief and cares of the novel's heroes. The movie's message is clear. It is wrong to place the burden of guilt for the Hungarians' misfortunes on scapegoats such as the "aristocracy" or the "clergy". Hungarians were collectively responsible for the tragedy that overtook them, and they all must individually bear the burden of that responsibility.
Director:
Stars: Nils Oliveto, Andrea Ivett Eröss, Ileana Toma, László Székely-Benczédi, ...

Sword and Scythe I: Chronicles (2018)

Drama, History, War

The film is a chronicle, not only of a family, but also of the Hungarian nation through nine hundred years. Contains the description of a people's evolution, spirit and traditions until modern era, the era of the Second World War. It is not a dull report on the politics and diplomacy of the day, but a lively, touching story of a people, the Hungarians of Transylvania. It carries the reader with the story and makes him share thejoys, grief and cares of the novel's heroes. The movie's message is clear. It is wrong to place the burden of guilt for the Hungarians' misfortunes on scapegoats such as the "aristocracy" or the "clergy". Hungarians were collectively responsible for the tragedy that overtook them, and they all must individually bear the burden of that responsibility.
Director:
Stars: Nils Oliveto, Andrea Ivett Eröss, Ileana Toma, László Székely-Benczédi, ...

Astrid Silverlock (2020)

Animation, Adventure, Family

When Astrid Silverlock's father goes missing on a mission, Astrid sets out on a quest to find him.
Director: Robert Rhodin
Stars: Roger Moore

Imperfect Gentleman (2018)

Drama

A fable of a handsome and charming man's naive passion in a foreign land.
Director: Miguel Gaudêncio
Stars: Michalina Olszanska

The Living Dead 3D (2018)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

American horror movie actress, Barbara Craven, comes to Poland with her husband and daughter to visit her biological parents' grave. At the same time, a military airplane crashes nearby, spreading all over the place a top secret chemical weapon, that brings dead corpses back to life.
Director:
Stars: Maia Nappee, Noemi Lakatosz

Embers (0)

Drama, Sci-Fi

After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory.
Director: Claire Carré
Stars: Jason Ritter, Karl Glusman, Brandon Bowens, Iva Gocheva, ...

Titanium White (2016)

Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Dominik, a Polish PhD student of the History of Art, goes to Porto Ercole, to survey the last works of great Michelangelo Caravaggio. Unexpectedly, Dominik deepens into mysterious series of criminal events.
Director: Piotr Smigasiewicz
Stars: Raoul Bova, Piotr Adamczyk, Krzysztof Globisz, Sara Brajovic, ...

Loving Vincent (2017)

Animation, Crime, Drama

A feature film about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh.
Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Helen McCrory, Aidan Turner, Douglas Booth, ...

Ziarno prawdy (2015)

Crime, Thriller

A big shot prosecutor Teodor Szacki divorces his wife and leaves Warsaw to start a new life in picturesque town in south-east Poland - Sandomierz. After a short while he is called in to investigate a strange and mysterious murder case. Alienated in provincial reality he struggles to find a killer, when he stumbles upon more victims. While the investigation continues he realizes that all murders are connected to alleged historical Jewish ritual killings. Those murders prompt a wave of anti-Semitic hysteria in the town. In his investigation Szacki must wrestle with the painful tangle of Polish - Jewish relations and real findings of his work - that roots of some legends are fantasy, not a grain of truth...
Director: Borys Lankosz
Stars: Zohar Shtrauss, Robert Wieckiewicz, Aleksandra Hamkalo, Philip Lenkowsky, ...

Journey to Rome (2015)

Comedy

There are as many stories in the world as there are people, and Vasek, a timid guard at a gallery who becomes a reluctant painting thief, hears plenty of them on his train trip to Rome. This multilevel comedy road movie (on a train) and quest for the meaning of life is director Tomasz Mielnik's feature debut.
Director: Tomasz Mielnik
Stars: Petr Jákl, Radim Kalvoda, Juraj Herz, Tomás Hanák, ...