Told as a film within the film, the story concerns an aging actress. Ewa is a flamboyant, pushy actress whose career and love life have come to a dead end. She lives in a faceless housing ... See full summary »
Poland under Stalinist rule, 1953. A young nun Anna is brought to a prison where an influential priest is kept in. She discovers the priest is the man she loved a few years before. Communist authorities try to make her spy on him now.
A young woman searches for emotional, sexual and artistic fulfillment in early 1980s Poland. Her journey is complicated by the fact that she has been given only two years to live.
Magdalena Cielecka is a stunning young woman and she does an excellent job in acting out what must have been a very difficult role to play. Europeans have a way of telling stories about life that makes anything that hollywood could offer look shallow.
Directed by Barbara Sass, and starring Magdalena Cielecka, Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska and Krzysztof Pieczynski. (In Polish, English subtitles). (1999) rated M. adult concepts and sexual content.
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