FESTIVALS: Polish debut film premieres in Pusan

By FNE Staff

    Between Two Fires, the feature film debut of Agnieszka Lukasiak, a Swedish-Polish co-production, has been selected for Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea, 7-15 October, 2010.

    {mosimage} Between Two Fires is the story of a (played by Magdalena Poplawska) who escapes from child trafficking in Belarus and ends up in refugee camp in North Sweden. Fighting for survival, she becomes an easy prey to strange world surrounding her.

    Lukasiak has already directed two acclaimed documentaries: Algeria, Nameless War and Bortglömda, both of which were screened and awarded at international festivals.

    Between Two Fires is a Polish-Swedish co-production created by Hob AB in co-production with Apple Film Production (www.applefilm.pl), Filmpool Nord AB, Republiken AB and Sonet Film AB, supported by the Swedish Film Institute, the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl), and the MEDIA Programme of the European Community (www.ec.europa.eu/media).