UK: "In the Name Of…" DVD Release

W imię… (In the Name Of…), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released on DVD in the United Kingdom on February 10, 2014.

DVD Release Set for February 10

Małgorzata Szumowska’s W imię… (In the Name Of…) will be available for purchase on DVD across the UK as of February 10, 2014. The DVD release is handled by Peccadillo Pictures.

W imię… (In the Name Of…)

The film tells a contemporary story about a priest who launches a help centre for troubled youths in a small parish. The good priest is well-liked by his congregation, yet he keeps the details of his complicated past a secret. The lead role was played by Andrzej Chyra, with supporting performances by Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Maja Ostaszewska, Maria Maj, Łukasz Simlat, and Tomasz Schuchardt.

A Film Supported by the Polish Film Institute

W imię… (In the Name Of…) was produced by MD4 and co-produced by Shot Szumowski and Zentropa. The story was written by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert, who also lensed the film. The original score was composed by Paweł Mykietyn and Adam Walicki. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

Award at Berlin IFF

W imię… (In the Name Of…) had its world premiere at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, winning the Teddy Award. Szumowska’s latest feature was also recognized at the Dortmund Film Festival (Grand Prize), in Milan, and at the Nysa Film Festival, also winning the festival’s top prize. The film was released in Polish cinemas on September 20, 2013. Distribution in Poland is handled by Kino Świat.

 

Further details are available at: www.peccapics.com.

 

Paulina Bez

 

Translated by Karolina Kołtun

23.01.2014