23-09-2016

FNE at 2016 Gdynia Film Festival: The Happiness of the World

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The Happiness of the World by Michał Rosa The Happiness of the World by Michał Rosa

GDYNIA: The Happiness of the World directed by Michał Rosa and shot by acclaimed Marcin Koszałka will have its Polish premiere in the main competition of the 41st Gdynia Film Festival taking place from 19 to 24 September 2016.

The Happiness of the World / Szczęście świata is set in an exceptional tenement house in Silesia, next to the Polish-German border, and focuses on its inhabitants, a beautiful Jewish woman Róża and three men infatuated with her: a Pole, a Silesian and a German. The film follows their lives from WWII to late fifties.


Lambros Ziotas produced the film through Argomedia in coproduction with Telewizja Polska, IF Silesia-Film, Państwowa Instytucja Kultury Centrum Technologii Audiowizualnych CeTA and D35, with a budget of 1.2 m EUR / 5.2 m PLN. The project received support from the Polish Film Institute.


After the premiere at the Gdynia Film Festival the film will start regular distribution but the name of the distribution company is not known yet.

Writer/director Michał Rosa is highly praised for his drama Scratches (Filmcontract Ltd).


Production Information:

Argomedia Production
ul. Wystawowa 1
Wrocław, 51-618, Poland
Phone: +48 (71)3373738

TVP
Telewizja Polska S.A.
ul. Jana Pawła Woronicza 17
00-999 Warsaw, Poland
Phone: +48 (22) 547 44 50
www.tvp.pl

Centrum Technologii Audiowizualnych CeTA
ul. Wystawowa 1
51-618 Wrocław, Poland
Phone: (+48) 71 348 10 61. -62,- 63
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www.filmstudioceta.pl 

D35
Soho Factory
Mińska 25, budynek 50
03-808 Warszawa, Poland
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www.digital35.pl
 

Credits:

Director: Michał Rosa
Scriptwriter: Michał Rosa
DoP: Marcin Koszałka PSC
Cast: Karolina Gruszka, Dariusz Chojnacki, Mateusz Lickindorf, Grzegorz Palkowski, Krzysztof Stroiński, Agata Kulesza, Dorota Segda, Barbara Lubos, Tomasz Borkowski, Przemysław Bluszcz, Andrzej Konopka, Marcin Perchuć