30.09. - 09.10.2021

Fugue Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden 2018 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Agnieszka Smoczynska

In 2015, AGNIESZKA SMOCZYNSKA (*1978) created a furore with her debut film The Lure, a genre mix of musical and horror film. Fugue was shown at Cannes in the category »La Semaine de la Critique«.

rated for 0 + years
A woman with amnesia returns against her will to her former life. This Polish psychodrama is a fascinating and disturbing journey into a dark past. Two years ago, Alicja lost her memory and has been trying to make a new life ever since. She is not interested in anything from her past. But then she is discovered by her father on a talk show. Alicja soon feels forced to take on the roles of wife, daughter and mother. The old new regime quickly threatens to suffocate her, she rebels, tries to break free – and the unasked question grows ever louder: has Alicja ever really fitted into the format of her family?
Original title: Fuga
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Polish
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
Screenplay: Gabriela Muskała
Cast: Gabriela Muskała, Łukasz Simlat, Małgorzata Buczkowska, Zbigniew Waleryś
Producer: Agnieszka Kurzydło, Karla Stojáková, Jonas Kellagher
Director of Photography: Jakub Kijowski
Music: Filip Míšek
Production Design: Jagna Dobesz
Editor: Jarosław Kamiński
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Alpha Violet
Production: MD4; Axman Production; Common Ground Pictures
Contact: Félix Chardinne, Alpha Violet:


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