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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: Poland /Germani /Czech Republic /Sweden /Slovakia
Year: 2017

 

Pokot (Spoor)

color/128 minutes

Director: Agnieszka Holland in collaboration with Kasia Adamik (Based on 'Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead' by Olga Tokarczuk). Screenplay: Olga Tokarczuk, Agnieszka Holland. Cinematographer: Jolanta Dylewska, Rafal Paradowski. Editing: Pavel Hrdlicka. Music: Antoni Komasa - Łazarkiewicz. Cast: Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Miroslav Krobot, Jakub Gierszał, Patricia Volny, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Andrzej Grabowski.

Duszejko, an eccentric retired construction engineer, an astrologist and a vegetarian, lives in a small mountain village on the Czech-Polish border. One day her beloved dogs disappear. A few months later she discovers a dead body of her neighbour, a poacher. The only traces leading to the mysterious death are those of roe deer hooves around the house...

Production:
TOR Film Production, National Audiovisual Institute, Odra-Film, HBO Europe, Agora, ZDF / Arte, Film Väst, Czech Television
World Sales:
Beta Cinema

Agnieszka Holland

Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before directing her own films, which were soon winning awards at festivals and gaining notoriety as part of the Polish New Wave. Holland is best known in the United States for her Oscar-Nominated "Angry Harvest", "Europa, Europa", and Warner Bros. fims: "Olivier, Olivier" and the "The Secret Garden". In 1994 she has directed "Red Wind" in the United States, a thriller for television produced by Sydney Pollack. In 1996 she has directed "Washington Square" in the United States, starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Albert Finney.

 

Filmography:

1970 Jesus Christ's Sin (Short)
1976 Obrazki z zycia (segment "Girl and an Aquarius, A")
1977 Zdjecia próbne
1979 Aktorzy prowincjonalni
1981 Goraczka (Dzieje jednego pocisku)
1985 Angry Harvest
1988 To Kill a Priest
1990 Europa Europa
1991 Largo desolato (TV Movie)
1992 Olivier, Olivier
1993 The Secret Garden
1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
1995 Total Eclipse
1997 Washington Square
1999 The Third Miracle
2002 Julie Walking Home
2004-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
2004-2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
2006 Copying Beethoven
2009 Janosik: A True Story
2010-2013 Treme (TV Series)
2011 In Darkness
2014 Rosemary's Baby (TV Mini-Series)
2015-17 House of Cards (TV Series)
2017 Spoor
2017 The Affair (TV Series)