"My Father's Bike" in the UK and Ireland
November 30, 2012 will bring the theatrical release of Piotr Trzaskalski’s Mój rower (My Father’s Bike) in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
“My Father’s Bike” in UK and Ireland
The feature Mój rower (My Father’s Bike) by Piotr Trzaskalski will be released in the UK and Ireland on November 30, 2012. The film will screen in cinemas of the Cineworld network in London, Dublin, Luton, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton, Nottingham, and Bradford.
The Latest Film by Piotr Trzaskalski
This latest film by director Piotr Trzaskalski is an unusual film guide through the world of men. Why is it that when a man loves someone, he cannot express it with words, regardless of his age? Paweł, Włodzimierz and Maciek are forced to spend several days together, missing no opportunity to make each other miserable. Do the differences between them really outweigh what they have in common? Is there such a thing as the key to understanding the male point of view?
Film Supported by the Polish Film Institute
The leading roles in the film were played by Michał Urbaniak (Włodzimierz Starnawski), Artur Żmijewski (Paweł Starnawski, Włodzimierz’s son), Krzysztof Chodorowski (Maciek Starnawski, Paweł’s son), with supporting roles by Witold Dębicki, Anna Nehrebecka, Piotr Szczepanik, and Marcin Tyrol. The screenplay was written by Piotr Trzaskalski and Wojciech Lepianka, while Piotr Śliskowski acted as director of photography. My Father’s Bike was produced by Federico Film and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Premiere in Gdynia
Piotr Trzaskalski’s film premiered at the 37th Gdynia Film Festival, where it screened in Main Competition, winning the award for Best Screenplay, the Award of Polish Film Festivals Abroad, and the Golden Kangaroo award of Australian film distributors. My Father’s Bike also won the Best Polish Feature Film award at the 24th Polish Film Festival in America, and two awards at the “Listapad” Film Festival in Minsk. The film will soon screen in Main Competition at the 20th Plus Camerimage Film Festival. Mój rower (My Father’s Bike) was released in Polish cinemas on November 16; the film’s Polish distributor is ITI Cinema.
Further details about the film, as well as a list of cinemas that will screen My Father’s Bike in the United Kingdom and Ireland are available at: www.facebook.com/MojRowerUK.
Translated by Karolina Kołtun