An ex-con masquerading as a priest works to heal the wounds of a grieving congregation with his unorthodox brand of faith and forgiveness in this darkly compelling Oscar-nominated Polish drama.
Poland/France 2019 | 118 minutes | In Polish with English subtitles Censors rating: R16 Violence, offensive language, drug use & sex scenes
Director: Jan Komasa | With: Bartosz Bielenia, Eliza Rycembel, Aleksandra Konieczna, Tomasz Zietek, Leszek Lichota, Łukasz Simlat, Lidia Bogacz.
- Online Premiere:
Sun 26 Jul, 7:00pm. Tickets on sale from 10 Jul.
- Online Rental:
Mon 27 Jul, 10:00am until Sat 1 Aug, 11:00pm. Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
- In Cinema Screenings:
Sat 25 Jul, 5:00pm Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland*
Sat 25 Jul, 5:45pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Sat 25 Jul, 6:15pm Rialto, Tauranga*
Sat 25 Jul, 8:00pm Roxy Cinema, Wellington*
Sat 25 Jul, 8:15pm Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch*
Sat 25 Jul, 8:15pm Regent, Dunedin*
Sun 26 Jul, 6:00pm Bridgeway Cinemas, Auckland*
Mon 27 Jul, 5:50pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland
Tue 28 Jul, 6:00pm MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Thu 30 Jul, 11:00am Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Fri 31 Jul, 8:00pm Hollywood, Avondale, Auckland*
Sat 1 Aug, 11:00am MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Sat 1 Aug, 6:00pm SBS St James Theatre, Gore*
Sat 1 Aug, 7:30pm ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland*
Sat 1 Aug, 8:00pm Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
*Tickets on sale from individual cinemas
About the Filmmaker:
Jan Komasa is an acclaimed young Polish film director and screenwriter. His short film Nice to See You won third prize in the Cinefondation section at Cannes in 2003. Selected filmography: The Hater (2020), Warsaw ’44 (2014), Warsaw Uprising (2014), Suicide Room (2011).
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