Mall Girls

Release date: 25-09-2009
Director: Katarzyna Rosłaniec

directed & written by Katarzyna Rosłaniec director of photography Witold Stok music by Krzysztof Kozłowski, Marcin Matuszewski (Duże Pe) production design by Marian Zawaliński, Beata Karaś costume design by Małgorzata Obłoza editing by Wojciech Mrówczyński PSM sound by Andrzej Żabicki production manager Anna Wojdat cast Anna Karczmarczyk (Alicja), Dagmara Krasowska (Dagmara), Dominika Gwit (Kaja), Magdalena Ciurzyńska (Julia), Iza Kuna (Alicja’s mother), Artur Barciś (Alicja’s father), Ewa Kolasińska (teacher), Izabela Dąbrowska (Julia’s mother), Franek Przybylski (Michał), Szymon Kuśmider (Zbyszek), Dominika Kluźniak (doctor), Zuzanna Madejska (Paulina), Paweł Marczuk (Kurzepa), Ewa Rączy (nurse), Tomasz Zaród (Julia’s father), Krzysztof Szekalski (PE teacher), Marcin Matuszewski (mobile phones dealer), Cezary Kaźmierski (boy from the disco club) produced by Documentary and Feature Film Studio, Chełmska 21, 00-724 Warsaw, phone +48 22 840 50 67, e-mail dpf@wfdif.com.pl co-produced by Film Studio Oko, Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, phone/fax +48 22 845 55 81, +48 22 845 91 61; e-mail sfoko@sfoko.com.pl www.sfoko.com.pl co-financing Polish Film Institute producer Włodzimierz Niderhaus co-producer Tadeusz Chmielewski distributed by open world sales open
35 mm, Cinemascope, Dolby SR, 77′
Poland 2009

 

Awards:

  • Film Debut Festival “The Youth and Film” Koszalin 2009 – Grand Prix “Great Amber” (“Wielki Jantar”) and Award for Actress Debut (Anna Karczmarczyk)
  • Era New Horizons International Film Festival Wrocław 2009 – Award for Best Actress Debut in New Polish Films Competition
  • 34th Polish Film Festival Gdynia 2009 – Award for for directing debut

Fourteen-year-old Alicja joins a new class in mid-term and she’s lonely in her new environment. One day a classmate invites her to hang out at the new shopping mall, where they can go window-shopping for expensive cosmetics, eat ice cream for lunch, listen to music, stare at elegant people and … meet potential “sponsors”.


Katarzyna Rosłaniec
Born in 1980. Graduated from economy at the Gdańsk University, film directing at the Warsaw Film School and feature film course at the Wajda Film School. The participant of the Script Laboratory program for young screenwriters. “Mall Girls” is her feature film debut.

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