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Nina, a teacher in her mid-30s struggling to have a child, looks for a surrogate mother. It would seem that with her husband, she has found an ideal candidate, yet Nina falls for the woman who could have given birth to her child.

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Olga Chajdas

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Julia Kijowska (dramaturge), Olga Chajdas (co-writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Julia Kijowska ... Nina
Eliza Rycembel ... Magda
Andrzej Konopka ... Wojtek
Maria Peszek ... Lola
Katarzyna Gniewkowska ... Ewa Lipowska
Tatiana Pauhofová ... Ada
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Iwo Adamczyk Iwo Adamczyk
Karolina Adamczyk Karolina Adamczyk ... Teacher
Katarzyna Anzorge Katarzyna Anzorge ... Teacher
Joanna Balasz Joanna Balasz ... Lola's girlfriend (as Joanna Balas)
Mateusz Balka Mateusz Balka ... Nina's student
Arkadiusz Brykalski Arkadiusz Brykalski ... Radek
Kacper Budek Kacper Budek ... Nina's student
Krzysztof Chudzicki Krzysztof Chudzicki ... Szymon
Magdalena Czerwinska ... Sylwia
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Nina, a teacher in her mid-30s struggling to have a child, looks for a surrogate mother. It would seem that with her husband, she has found an ideal candidate, yet Nina falls for the woman who could have given birth to her child.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish | French

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (Poland) See more »

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1.66 : 1
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The director of the film, Olga Chajdas is a lesbian, and her life partner is also the director, Kasia Adamik, daughter of the Oscar-winning director Agnieszka Holland. See more »

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Music by Wojciech Urbanski
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No Emotional Connection to the Characters
19 May 2019 | by larrys3See all my reviews

This Polish drama centers on Nina and Wojtek's (Julia Kijowska and Andrzej Konopka) desperate attempt to find a surrogate mother for their baby. After Nina accidentally backs into a high school students car, they seem to think they might finally have found the right woman. Eliza Rycembel portrays the student Magda, who is gay and highly impulsive.

However, things will soon go "off the rails", and without writing too many spoilers I'll just say they'll all eventually go down a rather dark and twisted road. I could never connect emotionally with any of these characters, and the filmmakers just seemed to be trying to shock with constant nudity and lesbian sex scenes rather than character development.

Overall, this movie just didn't work for me on any level and i was glad when it was over.


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