30.09. - 09.10.2021

Sweat Poland, Sweden 2020 | 106 min | OV with German and English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Magnus von Horn

MAGNUS VON HORN (*1983) is a Swedish film-maker living and working in Poland. His debut feature "The Here After" (FILMFEST HAMBURG 2015) ran in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs section at Cannes. This year "Sweat" also bears the Cannes Label.

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] 600,000 followers and one stalker: in this Instagram drama from Poland, staged life collides with unvarnished reality. Sylwia lives #thesweatlife: as a fitness trainer full of confidence, she keeps her followers in line. Together with her dog Jackson, the Insta-queen has a roomy apartment in Warsaw and an everyday life consisting of posing and posting, adverts and work-outs, yoga and yogi tea. But when one of her fans wants more from her than the digital window allows and follows her home, Sylwia’s perfect life begins to unravel.
Original title: Sweat
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Polish
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Magnus von Horn
Screenplay: Magnus von Horn
Cast: Magdalena Koleśnik, Julian Świeżewski, Aleksandra Konieczna, Zbigniew Zamachowski
Producer: Mariusz Włodarski
Director of Photography: Michał Dymek
Production Design: Jagna Dobesz
Editor: Agnieszka Glińska
Sound: Michał Robaczewski
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: New Europe Films Sales
Production: Lava Films
Contact: Natalia Dabrowska, New Europe Films Sales:


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