Expecting Love

Release date: 29-02-2008
Director: Łukasz Karwowski

written & directed by Łukasz Karwowski director of photography Arkadiusz Tomiak PSC music by Piotr Komorowski production design by Joanna Macha costume design by Agnieszka Werner-Szyrle editing by Jarosław Barzan PSM, Milenia Fiedler PSM sound by Barbara Domaradzka, Piotr Domaradzki, Michał Zarnecki production manager Teresa Paszkiewicz

cast Joshua Leonard (Ian Everson), Agnieszka Grochowska (Joanna Malczyk), Michael Dunn (Steve), Marcin Bosak (Marcel), Mikołaj Grabowski (Joanna’s father), Agnieszka Pilaszewska (mother Joanny), Robert Forster (Patten), Łukasz Simlat (Zbyszek), Liz Torres (Juanita), Anna Guzik (Marianna)

executive producer Grupa Filmowa, Wołodyjowskiego 42/1, 02-724 Warsaw, phone +48 22 852 78 11, fax +48 22 852 15 16, e-mail office@grupafilmowa.com.pl co-produced by Telewizja Poland – Film Agency; Telekomunikacja Poland; EBH Poland, Toya, The Chimney Pot co-financing Polish Film Institute producers Anna Iwaszkiewicz, Dariusz Pietrykowski, Feliks Pastusiak distributed by Film It/ITI Cinema, Wiertnicza 166, 02-952 Warsaw, phone +48 22 453 32 00, e-mail dariusz.maczka@iticinema.com.pl world sales Grupa Filmowa, e-mail office@grupafilmowa.com.pl; Telewizja Poland, Woronicza 17, phone +48 22 547 61 39, fax +48 22 547 78 68, e-mail sales@tvp.pl
35 mm, 1:1,85, colour, Dolby Digital, 109′
Poland 2008

 

He – Ian, a successful lawyer from Los Angeles. She – Joanna, a student of ethnography from Warsaw. They meet in Los Angeles where Joanna works during her holidays. After her return to Poland, it turns out that they are going to have a baby. Ian flies to Poland, and the summer romance turns into love. Unfortunately, the situation gets complicated…

Łukasz Karwowski
Born in 1965. Director, scriptwriter and producer. Studied atthe National Film and Television School in London. Graduated from directing atthe Łódź Film School. Directed numerous advertising spots. Laureate of numerous awards for “Novembre”-his feature film debut.


Filmography
1992: Novembre (Listopad); 2006: South By North (Południe – północ); 2008: Expecting Love (Mała wielka miłość)

 

Award:

  • Silver Ticket 2008 – the award of the Polish Cinemas Association