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Swimming Pool

FEATURE
author/director: Filip Antoni Malinowski
co-author: Jürgen Karasek
100, Austria/Germany/Poland
status: pre-production, budget: 1.5 mio

a co-production with ELEMAG PICTURES (Germany) & METRO FILMS (Poland)

JULIA (30) is a lifeguard at an outdoor swimming pool in Poland. She is a woman of traditional values who hopes to find her place in society by marrying her boyfriend MAREK (32). When Marek unexpectedly breaks up with her, Julia’s world falls apart. She soon finds a chance to revenge and a new direction in life by joining Marek‘s patriotic militia, quickly rising to a leader in the group. But the gap between its members’ behavior and her own moral values becomes increasingly difficult to reconcile…

dramaturgy: Barbara Albert, Michał Oleszczyk

funded by:

Creative Europe

Austrian Chancellery of Art (development & production)

ZDF Kleines Fernsehspiel / ARTE (development & production)

German-Polish Co-Development Fund

Robert Bosch Stiftung / Literarisches Colloquium Berlin

Drehbuchforum Vienna – Scriptlab scolarship

pitched at dokfest München Marketplace 2019, New Horizons Studio+ Wrocław

developed at EKRAN+ Andrzej Wajda School Warsaw

nominated for “Best Screenplay” at Sehsüchte FF 2021