06-10-2008

Poland's The Wedding hits Austrian cinemas

Written by FNE Staff
Wojtek Smarzowski's multi-awarded 2004 film The Wedding is headed to cinemas across Austria beginning October 10.

A production from Grupa Filmowa, with co-producers Polish TV, Film It, and Agencja Produkcja Filmowej, the film was picked up by German distributor Filmlichter. In Austria, The Wedding (under the German title Eine Hochzeit und Andere Kuiositaeten) is distributed by POOOL Filmverleih.

The film is loosely based on the Polish theatre classic, Wesele, It won awards in Karlovy Vary, Locarno, Warsaw, and Gdynia.