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Inspired by true events and beautifully crafted, an epic tale spanning 45 years (1900-1945) and following the fate of the Prussian von Krauss family. The film tells the story of a secret love between Kashubian boy Mateusz, taken in by German aristocrat Gerda von Krauss after his mother dies at birth and Marita, the daughter of Gerda, with whom Mateusz grew up with. Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous history of the Kashubian region and three nations inhabiting the former Polish-German borderland - the Kashubs, Poles, and Germans, The Butler is remarkable story not to be missed.
WINNER: Silver Lion for Best Film, Gdynia Polish Film Festival I 2018
WINNER: Best Actor (Adam Woronowicz), Gdynia Polish Film Festival I 2018
WINNER: Golden Angel, Tofifest International Film Festival, Toruń I 2018
NOMINATED: Best Film, Eagles Polish Academy Awards I 2019
NOMINATED: Best Actress (Anna Radwan), Best Actor (Janusz Gajos), Best Supporting Actor (Adam Woronowicz), Eagles Polish Academy Awards I 2019
NOMINATED: Golden Lion for Best Film, Gdynia Polish Film Festival I 2018
NOMINATED: Golden Frog – Polish Film Competition, Gdynia Polish Film Festival I 2018
""The Butler" reminds us of a cinema that almost no longer exists in Poland. Visionary, visual and sensual. Filip Bajon created a great costume fresco, taking care of every fine detail, made with care and strong directorial leadership."
- Łukasz Maciejewski, Onet Film
Saturday 9th November
Janusz Gajos, Sebastian Fabijanski, Marianna Zydek
Palace Norton Street