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My Friend the Polish Girl (2018)

A fiction-film told through a female documentarian's lens, as she manipulates the story of an unemployed Polish actress living in London.

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Ewa Banaszkiewicz (co-director), Mateusz Dymek (co-director)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aneta Piotrowska ... Alicja Dabrowska
Emma Friedman-Cohen ... Katie Broughton
Daniel Barry Daniel Barry ... Michael Plough
Max Davis Max Davis ... Max
Darren Rose Darren Rose ... Uncle Mike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Bonington ... 'John the Co-Writer' (Thunder & Angels)
Calum Carr Calum Carr ... 'Robbie 2Pac' (Thunder & Angels)
Gareth Lawrence ... 'Mick the Brick' (Thunder & Angels)
Luangkhot Manysouk Luangkhot Manysouk ... Manysouk
Sophie Rose Miller Sophie Rose Miller ... Dog Lover Auditonee
Richard D. Myers ... 'God' (Thunder & Angels) (as Richard Myers)
Jeremy Preston Jeremy Preston ... 'Jonny Bones' (Thunder & Angels)
Danusia Samal ... Singer at Funeral
Zuza Tehanu Zuza Tehanu ... Auditioner no. 21
Nenaa-Jo Uraih Nenaa-Jo Uraih ... Chantelle / 'Mother of All Angels'
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A fiction-film told through a female documentarian's lens, as she manipulates the story of an unemployed Polish actress living in London.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Friend the Polish Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,492
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Production Co:

Warsaw Pact Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Two Souls Meeting on a Spiritual Desert
10 December 2019 | by dennis-11345See all my reviews

Two souls meeting on what feels like a dry and uninviting desert. Staying with the film. Slowly following the arc of their learning. Slowly sensing how much of that learning is beyond their (and my) awareness. By the end, both are granted a moment of great depth.

As with The Souvenir (2019, Joanna Hogg), the film has a privacy and rhythm that doesn't make things easy for the viewer but that ultimately feels vastly more life-like than films that are constructed to appear life-like.


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