Magazine article Variety

Polish Productions Unspool at Toronto

Magazine article Variety

Polish Productions Unspool at Toronto

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The Captain (Der Hauptmann), pictured


Director: Robert Schwentke

Sales: Alfama Films

Logline: A young German deserter tries to survive in the deadly final days of the Third Reich. From the director of "RED" and "Insurgent."

World premiere


Beyond Words


Director: Urszula Antoniak

Sales: Global Screen

Logline: When a young corporate lawyer in Berlin is visited by his long-lost Polish father, a former punk musician, he is plunged into an existential crisis.

World premiere

A Sort of Family (Una Especie de Familia)

(Argentina/Brazil/France/ Poland)

Director: Diego Lerman

Sales: Film Factory

Logline: A determined woman navigates the legally complex and morally dubious labyrinth of child adoption in the rural, disadvantaged communities of Argentina's north.

World premiere

Under the Tree (Undir Trenu)

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson (Iceland/Denmark/ Poland/Germany)

Sales: New Europe Film Sales

Logline: The shade from a front-yard tree brings the already simmering tensions between two families in an Icelandic suburb to boiling point. …

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