The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art. (In Polish with English subtitles).
Directed by ANDRZEJ WAJDA/Poland/2017/98mins.
With Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Katarzyna Kobro, Nika Strzeminska
WINNER: Best Actress, Karlovy Vary Film Festival
Official Selection: Warsaw Film Festival,
Rome Film Festival, Miami Film Festival
“★★★★ A PERFECTLY FITTING FAREWELL”-The Globe and Mail
“The film stands as an imposing monument to the memory of a great artist.”–Dan Fainaru, Screen Daily
“Built on a classical narrative structure, Afterimage really puts the emphasis on its remarkable lead actor, Boguslaw Linda, a legendary performer in Poland, who has, in the past, starred in films by the country’s greatest directors.”– Dorota Hartwich, Cineuropa