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VENICE (Wenecja)

dir. Jan Jakub Kolski, cast. Magdalena Cielecka, Agnieszka Grochowska, Mariusz Bonaszewski / 2010 / Poland / 110 min

Venice is beautiful, charming,magical realist adaptation of three short stories by Wlodzimierz Odojewski, set against the backdrop of the summer of 1939. time. But when the conflict between Poland and Germany intensifies, he is sent to a small village to live with his aunts in a vast mansion. There, in a flooded basement, they recreate Venice which becomes the setting for the emotional transformation of the protagonists. Somewhere between his dreams, Venice, and the impending war, Marek must prematurely transform from a boy into a man.