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In corso in Polonia le riprese del primo film polacco Viaplay Original, Kos

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- L'opera seconda di Paweł Maślona segue la vita dell'eroe nazionale polacco del XVIII secolo Tadeusz Kościuszko e si preannuncia come una "storia di violenza"

In corso in Polonia le riprese del primo film polacco Viaplay Original, Kos
Il regista Paweł Maślona sul set di Kos (© Łukasz Bąk)

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Looking again at Paweł Maślona’s first film, the successful, multi-character, black comedy Panic Attack [+leggi anche:
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, it might suggest that his upcoming effort, Kos, will be anything but a classical period biopic. The titular Kos is Tadeusz Kościuszko, a Polish national hero and the leader of the 1794 uprising against the Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia that happened after the Second Partition of Poland. A year later, the Third Partition of Poland wiped the country off the political map for 123 years.

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Before fighting for Poland’s independence, Kościuszko took part in the American Revolutionary War and was appointed a brigadier general by the Continental Congress in 1783. However, his military career is not the focus of Maślona’s Kos, which is billed as a vengeance film, a black comedy and a drama.

Kościuszko (Leave No Traces [+leggi anche:
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Jacek Braciak), accompanied by a friend and former slave Domingo (Straight Outta Compton’s Jason Mitchell), is preparing to instigate an uprising against the Russian Empire’s forces. He is chased by Russian officer Dunin (Robert Więckiewicz), who wants to stop Kościuszko’s rebellion before it even starts. The other leading character in the film is young peasant Ignac (Corpus Christi [+leggi anche:
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’s Bartosz Bielenia), who needs to prove his noble origins in order to receive his huge inheritance. As actor Bielenia tells Gazeta Wyborcza, all characters apart from Kościuszko and Domingo are fictitious. The film is said to be a “story of violence”, that ever-present scourge of Poland’s history and present day.

The cast also includes Agnieszka Grochowska (Fucking Bornholm [+leggi anche:
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), Łukasz Simlat (Fools [+leggi anche:
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) and Andrzej Seweryn (The Netflix series Queen). The script was written by Michał A Zieliński, and Piotr Sobociński Jr (The Wedding Day [+leggi anche:
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) is lensing the film. Leszek Bodzak and Aneta Hickingbotham, from Poland’s Aurum Film (The Last Family [+leggi anche:
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, Magnesia [+leggi anche:
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, Leave No Traces), are the movie’s producers, together with German-based Daniel Baur and K5 International (The Coldest Game [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Łukasz Kośmicki
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), which also handles the film’s world rights. Kos is the first Polish original production by the Viaplay platform. The local distributor is Kino Świat, and the domestic theatrical release is scheduled for 2023.

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