BRIGITTE BARDOT FOREVER
Directed by Lech Majewski
Poland, 1960s. Adam lives with his mother, who is persecuted by the state security service. Adam's father fought in the Second World War as a pilot, defending Great Britain, and has not been heard from since. Packages and postcards arrive from him, but Adam, who has never seen his father, suspects someone else is sending them. One day, while the boy is watching Jean-Luc Godard's "Le Mépris" at the cinema, he is transported to the dressing room of the young Brigitte Bardot...
DRAMA | 2021 | Poland | 121’
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Polish
CAST Kacper Olszewski, Magdalena Rózczka, Joanna Opozda, Weronika Rosati, Andrzej Grabowski, Tomasz Sapryk, Bogdan Kalus, Elzbieta Okupska, Stanisław Brudny, Gabriela Chojecka
PRODUCED BY Angelus Silesius, Domino film
Lech Majewski is a poet, painter, writer, director and visual artist. Working in the U.S., Brazil, England, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, France and Italy, Majewski builds his visions in his paintings, films, installations, novels, theatre and opera stagings. He studied at Krakow Academy of Fine Arts and graduated from the National Film School in Łódź, Poland. His credits include such films as: The Knight, Prisoner of Rio, Gospel According to Harry, The Roe’s Room, Basquiat, Wojaczek, Angelus, The Garden of the Earthly Delights, Glass Lips The Milll & the Cross, Onirica and Valley of the Gods. Presented in festivals at Toronto, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Jerusalem, Moscow, Berlin, Venice and Cannes, his films received numerous prizes.
His video, film and art works have been shown in a variety of galleries and museums, including: Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Museo des Belles Artes, Buenos Aires; Image Forum, Tokyo; Tel-Aviv Museum of Art; The National Gallery, London; The Prado, Madrid; Art Institute of Chicago; The Louvre and at the Venice Biennale.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York honored him with an individual retrospective entitled "Lech Majewski: Conjuring the Moving Image". His installation Blood of a Poet/Glass Lips took part in the 52nd Venice Biennale
and his Retrospective that originated at MoMA travelled to the museums around the world. His videoart cycle Bruegel Suite premiered at the Louvre and was exhibited at the 54th Venice Biennale.