Slavic and Eurasian Studies

2009 Austin Polish Film Festival - Drowsiness / Sennosc

Sat, November 7, 2009 | Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, the Texas Spirit Theater, 1800 N. Congress Avenue

8:45 PM

November 5-8, 14, 2009

“The Long and the Short of Polish Contemporary Cinema”

Festival will host Polish director Jacek Bromski

The Austin Polish Film Festival (APFF) is providing unprecedented opportunities for the Austin community to experience new feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations and visual arts developed through the creative eyes and minds of some of Poland’s leading artists.  The APFF is sponsored by the Austin Polish Society, a local non-profit arts and cultural organization

Drowsiness / Sennosc (2008, 105 minutes)

Director: Magdalena Piekorz

Screenplay: Wojciech Kuczok

Director of Photography: Adam Nocon

Producer: Tor Film Studio

Cast: Malgorzata Kozuchowska, Michal Zebrowski, Krzysztof Zawadzki, Joanna Pierzak, Rafal Mackowiak, Bartosz Obuchowicz, Dorota Pomykala, Anna Tomaszewska, Andrzej Grabowski, Marian Dziedziel, Krzysztof Kolberger, Weronika Rosati.

Plot: Centers on three individuals whose stories become intertwined. Actress Roza, doctor Adam, and writer Robert all suffer the same burden of disturbed sleep. Roza cannot work because she suffers from narcolepsy, Adam is unable to return to his family and leave behind city life, and Robert finds no inspiration. However, owing to a combination of circumstances, the three meet and life gives them a chance to escape their lethargy.

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