WARSAW: Art of Loving, a biopic of the famous Polish sexologist Michalina Wisłocka, is on track to be the top Polish title in 2017 with over 800,000 admissions in the first two weeks in distribution.
Art of Loving, directed by Maria Sadowska, premiered in Poland on 27 January 2017 distributed by Next Film. During the opening weekend the film sold over 250,000 tickets, which was a record for premieres in 2017. Wisłocka became famous for her determination in educating Poles about their sex life against the conservative and traditional approach that was cultivated before her work started. The film was produced by Watchout Productions in co-production with TVN S.A., Orange S.A. and Agora S.A.. The budget was 6.7 m PLN / 1.5 m EUR with 2 m financing from the Polish Film Institute. The leading role is played by Magdalena Boczarska, winner of Golden Lion for her part in Little Rose (WFDiF) directed by Jan Kidawa-Błoński.