Kantor

Director: Jan Hryniak

directed by Jan Hryniak written by Łukasz M. Maciejewski, Jan Hryniak director of photography Piotr Śliskowski production design by Ryszard Melliwa costume design by Małgorzata Zacharska make-up by Aneta Brzozowska sound by Artur Kuczkowski, Tomasz Dukszta C.A.S. music by Włodzimierz Pawlik edited by Cezary Kowalczuk production managers Jarosław Jakubiec, Piotr Śnieg

cast Borys Szyc, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Paulina Puślednik, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Mariusz Benoit, Wiktor Zborowski, Jan Frycz, Robert Gonera, Jacek Poniedziałek, Katarzyna Herman, Redbad Klijnstra, Klara Bielawka

producer Anna Drozd produced by Studio Rewers, tel. +48 603 563 696 co-produced by The National Audiovisual Institute, Telewizja Polska, The Krakow Festival Office, Fundacja Tumult, DI Factory co-financed by The Polish Film Institute distribution in Poland Kino Świat

colour, 120′

Poland 2017

 

A film portrait of Tadeusz Kantor, founder of the Cricot 2 theatre, prominent painter, graphic artist, production designer, director and performance artist, considered to be one of the last great avant-garde artists of the 20th century. This story about the fascinating life and work of Tadeusz Kantor is set against the backdrop of the most turbulent moments in 20th century history – from his childhood in Wielopole Skrzyńskie, his school days in Tarnów, his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow and his activities in Krakow’s artistic circles, to his international acclaim.