Make-Up Removal

Release date: 13-11-2009
Director: Maria Sadowska, Dorota Lamparska, Anna Maliszewska

Three short subjects by three young female directors: Maria Sadowska, Dorota Lamparska i Anna Maliszewska. Three portraits of the young generation.


1. Non-stop kolor (Non-Stop Colour)

written, directed and music by Maria Sadowska cinematography Jeremi Prokopowicz production design by Marta Skajnowska costume design by Lukrecja Nagabczyńska make-up Aneta Brzozowska editing by Krzysztof Raczyński sound by Mateusz Adamczyk, Wojciech Blaszczyk production manager Jan Kwieciński cast Anita Jancia-Prokopowicz (Muse), Jan Wieczorkowski (Majkel), Tomasz Borkowski (Cyryl), Eryk Lubos (Bold), Paweł Domagała (Young), Dorota Deląg (Monia), Karina Kunkiewicz (Lukrecja), Anna Piróg (Olga), Joanna Szczepkowska (Muse’s mother) produced by Association of Polish Filmmakers – Studio im. Andrzeja Munka, Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, phone +48 22 845 51 71, e-mail; TVP Kultura executive produced by Film Studio Czołówka, Lotników 1, 00-976 Warsaw, phone +48 22 54 30 301, +48 22 54 30 330, fax +48 22 54 30 333, e-mail executive producer Janusz Chodnikiewicz co-financing Polish Film Institute world sales Association of Polish Filmmakers
Digital Beta, 16:9, colour, Dolby Stereo SR, 36′
Poland 2008

“Muse”, a 30-year-old women, wakes up one morning in a prak. She does not know how she kot there, where her car is or what happened to the keys to her flat. She strarts a yourney across Warsaw in search of her keys, but also the truth about what she way doing the previous night…The Warsaw clubbing crowd, a generation with no need for revolution or culture that threives on music and perpetual partying.


2. Droga wewnętrzna ()

written and directed by Dorota Lamparska director of photography Damian Pietrasik production designers Zuzanna Sadowa, Anna Skrzynkowska edited by Jarosław Barzan production managers Wojciech Forbert, Wojciech Waśkiewicz executive producer Katarzyna Ślesicka executive production Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing produced by the Polish Filmmakers Association co-produced by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Polish Film Institute, TVP Kultura cast Adam Woronowicz, Krzysztof Stroiński, Borys Szyc, Magdalena Cielecka, Grażyna Barszczewska, Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak

Poland 2006, 37 min.

A 30-year old man wakes up in the morning, drinks his coffee and gets ready to leave the house. He takes the lift down to the lobby, but stops in the doorway. He is unable to leave, exit through the door…


Translated by Karolina Kołtun


3. Pokój szybkich randek (Room For A Quick One)

written & directed by Anna Maliszewska director of photography Dominik Danilczyk production design by Anna Maliszewska costume design by Sławek Błaszewski sound Joanna Napieralska editing by Łukasz Szwarc-Bronikowski cast Magdalena Czerwińska (Natalia), Łukasz Simlat (Artur), Marian Dziędziel, Ewa Lorska, Piotr Głowacki, Elżbieta Jarosik, Anna Deka, Mariusz Wojciechowski produced by Association of Polish Filmmakers, Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, phone +48 22 845 49 86, e-mail,, co-produced by Opus Film, Łąkowa 29, 90-554 Łódź, phone +48 42 634 55 26, fax +48 42 634 55 49,; TVP Kultura executive producer Opus Film producers Jacek Lipski, Łukasz Dzięcioł co-financing Polish Film Institute world sales Association of Polish Filmmakers; Opus Film
Digital Beta, 16:9, colour, 42′
Poland 2007

Artur is sentenced for many years in prison. Along with him outside the prison walls his wife Natalia is condemned by society. She wants to save their fading feeling and makes an attempt to keep the relationship with her husband. But does this feeling, tested in such an extreme way, have a chance to survive?