26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Mighty Angel Poland 2013 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Wojtek Smarzowski

Wojtek Smarzowski (*1963) is currently Poland's most popular film director. His film Traffic Department was shown at last year's Hamburger FilmFest. Despite the seriousness of its subject matter, The Mighty Angel set a new record for an opening weekend with over 250.000 admissions.

rated for 0 + years
Jerzy is a writer at the height of his creative powers -- and a heavy drinker who spends large portions of his life smashed. Just when the charismatic Bohemian thinks he's got his addiction under control and falls in love, he goes on a bender to end all benders. He ends up first in casualty and then in a rehab clinic full of bizarre alcoholic characters. Is Jerzy's journey of addiction now really at an end? The Mighty Angel is a film set in delirium. A shocking, yet fascinating trip through the hellish world of a drinker.
Orig. Title: Pod Mocnym Aniołem
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Eurovisuell
Director: Wojtek Smarzowski
Screenplay: Wojtek Smarzowski
Cast: Robert Więckiewicz, Julia Kijowska, Andrzej Grabowski, Eryk Lubos, Marcin Dorociński, Adam Woronowicz
Producer: Jacek Rzehak
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Mikolaj Trzaska
Camera: Tomasz Madejski
Set Designer: Jagna Janicka
Cutter: Paweł Laskowski
Format: dcp
Printsource: Beata Rzeźniczek, Profil Film:
German Distributor:
World Sales: Polish Film Institute
Production: Profil Film
contact: Olga Domzala, Polish Film Institute:


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