Louise's Garden

Release date: 11-04-2008
Director: Maciej Wojtyszko

directed by Maciej Wojtyszko written by Witold Łagowski-Horwath director of photography Grzegorz Kędzierski music by Jerzy Satanowski production design by Małgorzata Grabowska-Kozera costume design by Elżbieta Radke, Małgorzata Obłoza editing by Ewa Smal sound Stefan Chomnicki production manager Tadeusz Drewno

cast Patrycja Soliman (Louise), Marcin Dorociński (Fabio), Kinga Preis (Psychologist), Krzysztof Stroiński (Louise’s Father), Marcin Hycnar (Medical Orderly), Władysław Kowalski (Solicitor Frankowski), Anna Łopatowska (Louise’s Mother), Jan Krzysztof Szczygieł (Policeman)

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 KADR, Film Studio OKO, Film Studio PERSPEKTYWA, Film Studio TOR, Film Studio ZEBRA producer Włodzimierz Niderhaus distributed by Fundacja Promocji Kina Film Polski, Krakowskie Przedmieście 21/23, 00-071 Warsaw, mobile +48 722 097 722, e-mail filmpolski@filmpolski.com.pl, bartek.fukiet@filmpolski.com.pl
35 mm, 1:1,85, colour, Dolby Digital, 102′
Poland 2007

 

18-year-old girl, Louise, has been placed at the mental hospital by her parents. There she meets Fabio, a gangster who tries to obtain a mental ilness certification.

 

Maciej Wojtyszko
Born in 1946. Theatre nad film director, screenplay writer, playwright, author of children’s books, Graduated from Łódź National Film School. Lecturer at the National Theatre Academy in Warsaw.

 

Feature films (selected)
1983: Synthesis (Synteza), Moon Light (Światło księżyca); 1985Angel of Fire (Ognisty anioł); 1988: The Master and Margarita (Mistrz i Małgorzata, tv); 2007: Louise’s Garden (Ogród Luizy)

 

Awards:

  • 32nd Polish Feature Film Festival in Gdynia – Jury Special Award; Award for Acting (Marcin Dorociński)

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