Siberian Exile

Release date: 22-02-2013
Director: Janusz Zaorski

directed by Janusz Zaorski written by Michał Komar, Maciej Dutkiewicz (based on a novel by Zbigniew Domino titled “Syberiada polska”) director of photography Andrzej Wolf music by Krzesimir Dębski production design by Janusz Sosnowski costume design by Hanna Ćwikło sound by Michał Żarnecki edited by Milenia Fiedler production managers Robert Lipiński, Patryk Krajewski

cast Paweł Krucz, Marcin Walewski, Adam Woronowicz, Urszula Grabowska, Natalia Rybicka, Agnieszka Więdłocha, Jan Peszek, Sonia Bohosiewicz, Ewa Ampulska, Jan Krucz, Matylda Krajewska, Oskar Buler, Andrii Zhurba, Igor Gniezdilov, Dmytro Sova, Valeria Guliaeva, Aleksandr Kriżanowski, Anatolii Zinovenko

produced by Satchwell Warszawa, satchwell.warszawa@wp.pl producer Mirosław Słowiński co-produced by ATM Grupa S.A., Ekoland, Heliograf, Hero Collection, PAY Studio co-financed by The Polish Film Institute distributed by Kino Świat
HD, 16:9, colour, 127′
Poland 2013

 

A story about the residents of a small village who were transported deep into the Soviet Union when their homeland was taken over by Russians after the Ribbentrop – Molotov pact in 1939. The film follows the lives of a Polish family and their Jewish and Ukrainian neighbours from the same village.

 

Janusz Zaorski

Born in 1947. Graduated in film directing from the National Film School in Łódź. Winner of awards at Polish and international film festivals, including Gdynia, Berlin and Locarno.