ENDLESS BEGINNERS

POLISH TITLE: NOTORYCZNI DEBIUTANCI

The movie consists of humorous, dramatic and surreal portraits of small town residents, who's fortunes entwine during Sunday school meetings. First is the story of Oskar - a ministrant adored by two rival girls. Second plot portrays the dilemmas of Oskar's mother - Teresa, who in her search for spirituality can not resist the appeal of a charismatic priest. A series of love commotions will introduce the characters to unexpected challenges, where they will have to get to know themselves afresh.
The screenplay was awarded by the ministry of culture as part of a scholarship for young artists – NCK “Młoda Polska 2008”.

GENRE:
fiction
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
30'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Justyna Nowak
SCRIPT:
Justyna Nowak
DOP:
Szymon Kluz
EDITOR:
Cecylia Pacura, Filip K. Kasperaszek
PRODUCTION:
Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna
COPRODUCTION:
TVP, PISF

Justyna Nowak »

Born in ’82 in Kolobrzeg. Graduate of Photography as well as Film and Theatre Directing Department at Polish National Film, Theatre and Television School in Łódź. Director and screenwriter of feature short „Dragonflies” that took part in the competition of the 64. Venice Biennale, where it was nominated for Prix UIP of the European Film Academy. The screenplay of her 30 minute feature film „Endless Beginners” was awarded with special jury prizes several times. An author of screenplays for numerously awarded animated films: „American Dream”, „The Rabbit’s Case”, „The secret of the Mallaka Mountain”.