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Polish Film Festival: THE LAST FAMILY (Ostatnia rodzina)

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THE LAST FAMILY (Ostatnia rodzina)

Jan P. Matuszyński, 2016 | 122 minutes

The Last Family film explores the life of Polish painter Zdzislaw Beksinski (Andrzej Seweryn). A tumultuous family drama, Family explores the painter’s relationship with his wife Zofia (Aleksandra Konieczna), and his son Tomasz (Dawid Ogrodnik). The film explores the struggle to make art and life in the bleak environment of postwar Warsaw. This engaging film won the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 2016 Gdynia Film Festival.

Presented with English subtitles.


See all films of the 2018 Polish Film Festival