Saturday 30 March – h 15.30 • Cinema PortoAstra
Alicja has no memory of her past, but has managed to build a new life and identity. When her family finds her, she doesn’t want her old life, until bits of memories begin to come back. Gradually, her new and old identities merge, allowing for an unsettling self-discovery.
Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden
Color, 2018, 100’
Original title Fuga
Original language Polish
World Premiere Cannes Festival 2018
A film by
Gabriela Muskała, Łukasz Simlat, Małgorzata Buczkowska, Zbigniew Waleryś, Halina Rasiakówna, Piotr Skiba, Iwo Rajski
Agnieszka Kurzydło, MD4
Agnieszka Smoczyńska is a graduate of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice, Poland.
She received a scholarship from The Minister of Culture and National Heritage, the “My Talent for Poland” prize and the Golden Pen. In 2015 her first feature film The Lure experimented with the musical and horror genres and was recognized as the best debut at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. She is a recipient of the Global Filmmaking Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.