Saying ‘Goodbye, 2016’ isn’t that far from saying ‘Hello, 2017’. For Poles, it also means greeting upcoming winter film premieres, which, undoubtedly, will offer enough thrilling story lines to impress even the most capricious viewer. Provider of Polish television online, Polish TV Company, has listed FIVE new must-see films 2017.

Po prostu przyjaźń

Po prostu przyjaźń
  • Director: Filip Zylber
  • Genre: comedy, drama
  • Premiere: January 6

This multi-layered comedy centers around one day of life of a group of friends: Alina (Sonia Bohosiewicz) and Marian (Marcin Perchuc) win a lump of money and have somehow to share it; Ivanka (Magdalena Różczka) is a single manageress who decides to have a child and seeks help from her friend (Bartlomiej Topa); Filip (Kamil Kula) puts at risk his spotless name and prosperous career to be with an out-of-mind woman who collects buttons. At the same time, several young people (Agnieszka Więdłocha Alexander Domańska, Maciej Zakościelny, Peter Stramowski, Marcin Perchuć) go into the mountains, where they discover something that will inevitably change their lives.

What to choose: loyalty or money? Friendship or love? Truth or lie? Own or other people's happiness? Whatever the choice made, it will finally lead into troubles. The last hope is laid only on friends.


Powidoki

Powidoki
  • Director: Andrzej Wanda
  • Genre: biography
  • Premiere: January 13

Andrzej Wajda’s last film relays a universal story of an individual destructed by the power of totalitarianism. The film is set in 1948-1952 in a communist Poland, where an avant-garde painter Władysław Strzemiński (Bogusław Linda) resists to Stalinist regime using the means of art. His own choice to live and create against the principles of socialism will soon have its destructive effect, but despite the painter’s physical impairments and obviously lost fight, he remains true to himself and his ideas about art.


Konwój

Konwój
  • Director: Maciej Żak
  • Genre: thriller
  • Premiere: January 20

A prisoner gets murdered In one of the largest detention centers led by director Nowacki (Janusz Gajos). Case investigators call Sergeant Berg (Przemyslaw Ivy) for interrogation as he was among the convoys who transported the prisoner. Until now, no-one has shown any particular interest in a 2-year-old event, but Berg’s testimonies might have something to do with the crime. As the investigation develops, an inquisitive and determined prosecutor (Luke Lewandowski) gradually discovers a shocking truth…

Two years ago, that convoy transported a criminal nicknamed Nauczyciel (Ireneusz Czop). He was accused of murdering two prison officers and their families but was declared insane and sent to a psychiatric hospital. However, not everybody accepts this scenario…


Sztuka kochania. Historia Michaliny Wisłockiej

Sztuka kochania. Historia Michaliny Wisłockiej
  • Director: Maria Sadowska
  • Genre: biography, drama
  • Premiere: January 27

Before “Sztuka kochania” (“Art of Love”) became a domestic bestseller in the People’s Republic of Poland, its author Michalina Wisłocka had to come a hard way through conservative customs of state censorship - usual practice when your book is bound to trigger sexual revolution in a communist state. Maria Sadowska’s film tells the story of its creation, that is, the story that changed everything.


Maria Skłodowska-Curie

Maria Skłodowska Curie
  • Director: Marie Noelle
  • Genre: biography, drama
  • Premiere: February/March 2017

Professor of Sorbonne, discoverer of polonium and radium, 1903 Nobel prize winner - Marie Curie was the first woman to impress a man-dominant scientific community with her intelligence and overwhelming skills.

Marie Noëlle’s new film biographical drama shows not only facts and amazing story of a woman scientist, but first and foremost, a portrait of Sklodowska-Curie as a tender mother, loving wife, and, although full of dilemmas and self-contradictions, a highly charismatic and decisive woman in a man's world.


Once out, these and other new Polish films will be available in the movie library of Polish TV online. Apart from this, our service provides over 90 most viewed Polish channels which you can enjoy on any preferred device including laptop, tablet computer, and smartphone.