Earthly Paradise

Release date: 07-05-2010
Director: Gerwazy Reguła

directed  by Gerwazy Reguła written by Gerwazy Reguła, Marta Plucińska director of photography Jeremiasz Prokopowicz artistic supervisors Jacek Bromski, Witold Sobociński music by Gerard Lebik production design by Ewa Tarnowska costume design by Małgorzata Ajzelt editing by Łukasz Szwarc-Bronikowski PSM sound by Piotr Bielawski production manager Paweł Pluciński cast Ilona Ostrowska (Ela), Przemysław Sadowski (Mirek), Aleksandra Woźniak (Kasia), Krzysztof Globisz (market’s manager), Andrzej Gałła (director of a slaughter house), Krzysztof Stelmaszyk (Mirek’s father), Bożena Adamek (Ela’s mother), Teresa Sawicka (Mirek’s mother),Przemysław Łaba (Damian) produced by Federico Film, Waszyngtona 30/36 apt. 50, 03-10 Warsaw, phone +48 22 406 39 93, +48 602 133 993, e-mail co-produced by Documentary and Feature Film Studio, Chełmska 21, 00-724 Warsaw, phone +48 22 840 50 67, +48 22 840 18 86, e-mail producer Marta Plucińska co-producer Włodzimierz Niderhaus co-financing Polish Film Institute distribution Vivarto
35 mm, colour, 1:1,78, Dolby Digital, 95′
Poland 2008

Thirty-something Ela, mother of a small boy, lives in a small mountain town in a God-forsaken countryside. Refusing to give in to the dominant sense of apathy, she takes matters into her own hands and bravely challenges all adversities.



  • Baltic Debuts Film Festival 2009 in Svetlogorsk – Special Jury Prize

Gerwazy Regula
Born in 1969. Director and scriptwriter.
Studied directing in the Netherlands. Producer of numerous TV programmes, documentaries and advertising spots. Awarded the Third Prize at the Polish edition of the Hartley – Merrill competition for his screenplay “Krasnal” (2001).

2003: Los Fellows (Los Chłopacos); 2008: Road to Paradise (Droga do Raju)