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Il western polacco Magnesia entra in post-produzione

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- Il film, ambientato nel periodo tra le due guerre in Polonia, è il secondo lavoro di Maciek Bochniak e la sua uscita è prevista per ottobre 2020

Il western polacco Magnesia entra in post-produzione
Dawid Ogrodnik e Mateusz Kościukiewicz in Magnesia

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Magnesia is being directed by Maciek Bochniak and produced by Leszek Bodzak and Aneta Hickinbotham, of Aurum Film, whose credits include the Polish Oscar entry Corpus Christi [+leggi anche:
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by Jan Komasa and The Last Family [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Dawid Ogrodnik
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by Jan P Matuszyński. In recent years, Bodzak and Hickinbotham have become the go-to producers for so-called “smarthouse” films, and they have many cinema and TV projects in the pipeline. Magnesia is Bochniak’s second feature, after he previously directed Disco Polo [+leggi anche:
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, a bold and colourful story about Polish disco music popular in the 1990s, and the HBO documentary Ethiopiques: Revolt of the Soul. He co-wrote the scripts for both of his fiction films with actor Mateusz Kościukiewicz (Mug [+leggi anche:
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, In the Name of
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), who plays one of the leading roles in this movie.

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Magnesia is set on the Polish-Soviet border during the interwar period. The Mafia-like Lewenfisz family gets a new leader, Róża (Body [+leggi anche:
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’s Maja Ostaszewska), who, together with her sisters, brings a new order to their small town. The women also confront Soviet gangsters and their boss, Lew (Andrzej Chyra). As the conflict escalates, the two brothers Albin (Mateusz Kościukiewicz) and Albert (Dawid Ogrodnik) plot a bank robbery.

The film is billed as a western full of black humour and plot twists. Bochniak said in a press release that Magnesia is “based on historical records about the Polish-Soviet border during the interwar period, combined with an auteur approach to a western – or, rather, an ‘eastern’. That town in a remote part of Poland is ruled by women, and the main currency there is the bullet.”

The crew includes DoP Paweł Chorzępa (Zud [+leggi anche:
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), composer Jan AP Kaczmarek (an Oscar winner for Finding Neverland; Paul, Apostle of Christ), costume designer Dorota Roqueplo (Warsaw 44 [+leggi anche:
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, The Mill and the Cross
 [+leggi anche:
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), production designer Marek Warszewski (Warsaw 44, Aftermath [+leggi anche:
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), make-up artists Waldemar Pokromski (Cold War [+leggi anche:
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, The White Ribbon
 [+leggi anche:
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) and Agnieszka Hodowana (Demon [+leggi anche:
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), and editor Jacek Drosio (an EFA winner for Face [+leggi anche:
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). The supporting cast includes Agata Kulesza (Ida [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Pawel Pawlikowski
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, Cold War), Magdalena Boczarska (The Art of Loving [+leggi anche:
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), Borys Szyc (Cold War) and Bartosz Bielenia (Corpus Christi). The film is being co-produced by TVN (a Polish private broadcaster), Artpark, Orka and the Mazovia Warsaw Film Fund. The Polish distributor is Kino Świat, and the domestic release is set for 2 October 2020. The world sales rights are still available.

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