Tomasz Wasilewski

  • Tomasz Wasilewski – W sypialni AKA In the Bedroom (2012)

    2011-2020DramaPolandTomasz Wasilewski

    Forty-year-old Edyta is in crisis. She sleeps at hotels, and when her money runs out she uses the internet to find men who are looking for sex. Edyta spends nights in the homes of the nameless men but, instead of the promised sex, she takes advantage of their involuntary hospitality. She reaches a turning point, however, when she meets a young artist named Patryk.… In his minimalist movie, debuting director Tomasz Wasilewski makes smart use of the tension resulting from the lack of information his story provides viewers about the protagonists. Faces and gestures reveal the characters more than words, with the brittle, unnameable atmosphere that pervades the entire film playing a fundamental role.Read More »

  • Tomasz Wasilewski – Zjednoczone stany milosci AKA United States of Love (2016)

    2011-2020DramaPolandTomasz Wasilewski


    Tomasz Wasilewski’s United States of Love may take place just after 1989’s felling of the Berlin Wall but little of the era’s euphoric optimism transfers to the Polish writer-director’s dispassionate yet engrossing third feature. Broken down into loosely formed chapters whose pages overlap and intersect with purposeful randomness, Wasilewski’s film sees his nation on the point of transition from its barren communist past to a new era of potential enlightenment: clothes, electronic goods and Whitney Houston posters no less. However, it is the day to day lives and struggles of four women who are our focus.Read More »

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