GDYNIA: Tomasz Wasilewski’s United States of Love will vie in the main competition of the 41st Gdynia Film Festival taking place from 19 and 24 September 2016. This Polish/Swedish coproduction was awarded with Silver Bear for Best Script at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival.
United States of Love / Zjednoczone Stany Miłości is set right after the fall of communism in Poland and follows the lives of three women who desperately want to change their small-town lives. Romanian Oleg Mutu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Mobra Films) is the DoP
This is the third feature for Wasilewski and follows his internationally recognised drama Floating Skyscrapers (Alter Ego Pictures).
The film was produced by Piotr Kobus through Mañana in coproduction with Telewizja Polska, VP SA, Film i Väst and Common Ground Pictures, with a budget of 1,566,572 EUR / 6.7 m PLN, of which 584,542 EUR / 2.5 m PLN was covered by a grant from the Polish Film Institute.
The film opened in Poland on 29 July 2016 distributed by Mañana and sold 32,072 tickets to date. International sales are managed by New Europe Film Sales.
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Director: Tomasz WasilewskiScriptwriter: Tomasz WasilewskiDoP: Oleg MutuCast: Julia Kijowska, Magdalena Cielecka, Dorota Kolak, Marta Nieradkiewicz, Tomek Tyndyk, Andrzej Chyra, Łukasz Simlat, Marcin Czarnik, Jędrzej Wielecki, Julia Chętnicka, Małgorzata Majerska, Lech Łotocki