Date/Time
Date(s) - 17/11/2018
21:00

Location
The Gate Cinema


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Jacek (Mateusz Kosciukiewicz) is a thrill-seeking metalhead living in a Polish border town where the only work to be found is on the construction of the world’s largest statue of Jesus. When Jacek suffers a terrible accident, he is nominated as the first person in the country to be given a face transplant. He becomes a media sensation, though his excessive medical bills are a burden for his family and local community, an issue exaggerated by Jacek’s enhanced appearance. Malgorzata Szumowska is establishing herself as a fascinating voice in world cinema and Mug is a wonderfully bizarre satire with bite and brilliance. 

Winner,   Silver Berlin Bear,   Jury Grand Prix,   Berlin International Film Festival,   2018
Shortlisted for the LUX European Parliament Film Prize

 

Director:  Malgorzata Szumowska
Producers:   Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert, Jacek Drosio
Screenwriters:   Michal Englert, Malgorzata Szumowska
Main Cast:  Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Malgorzata Gorol
Country:  Poland
Languages:  Polish (Subtitled)
Colour:  Colour
Year:  2018

Duration:  91 minutes

Tickets:  €10 / €8.50

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