11 Nov “The Eccentrics: the Sunny Side of the Street” directed by Janusz Majewski
In cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Albania
The Eccentrics: the Sunny Side of the Street
Director: Janusz Majewski
Comedy – Music
Poland – 2015 – 112 minutes
In Polish original language, with subtitles in English
Cast: Maciej Stuhr, Natalia Rybicka, Wiktor Zborowski…
Synopsis: An incredible story of a jazzman Fabian who comes back to Poland from England at the end of the 1950s and, with a group of eccentric musicians, starts a swing big-band. Modesta becomes the star of the band and they become very successful. The musician quickly falls head over heels in love with the femme fatale singer. They soon start an affair. As the king and the queen of swing they start touring Poland and their life takes a colourful turn. Will their feelings last ?
Janusz Majewski (1931) Director, screenwriter, playwright. Graduate of the Faculty of Architecture at the Krakow University of Technology and of the National Film School in Lodz, where he has been lecturer for many years now. He has made more than 30 feature films, and his “Hotel Pacific” vied for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Since 2012, he has held the function of the rector at the Warsaw Film School.