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Barbara Sass – Historia Niemoralna AKA Immoral Story (1990)

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Told as a film within the film, the story concerns an aging actress. Ewa is a flamboyant, pushy actress whose career and love life have come to a dead end. She lives in a faceless housing development. She is totally engrossed in herself and dreams of making a comeback as a singer. But her overbearing personality time after time sets her into conflict with those she tries to work with in the theater and her bedroom Read More »

Barbara Sass – Rajska jablon AKA Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)

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The novels “Dziewczęta z Nowolipek” and “Rajska jabłoń” by Pola Gojawiczyńska were published in the middle of the 1930s. The author, using her own experience and memories, described the childhood and youth of several friends, residents of the Warsaw district of Nowolipki. The novel “Dziewczęta z Nowolipek” was first screened in 1937 by Józef Lejtes. This film adaptation was highly acclaimed. There were even voices that the film was artistically superior to Gojawiczyńska’s prose. The novel was adapted for the film for the second time at the beginning of the 1970s. This television adaptation also included “Rajska jabłoń” (“Paradise Apple”). The director Stanisław Wohl cast Emilia Krakowska, Elżbieta Kępińska, Zofia Kucówna and Ewa Wisniewska in the leading roles. Barbara Sass’ film is the third adaptation of Gojawiczyńska’s novel. Read More »