Poland

LIFE FEELS GOOD

Chce się żyć

S A T   1 9   M A Y  |  7 P M

    Inspired by true events, Chce się żyć (Life Feels Good), is the touching, optimistic and humorous story of Mateusz, who was born with cerebral palsy and diagnosed at a young age as mentally disabled with no ability to communicate. The story, shown in flashback, highlights his  struggle to prove to everyone that despite his physical handicap, he is, in fact, highly intelligent and capable.

Preceded by: UN RETRATO DE FAMILIA

Un Retrato De Familia (A Family Portrait) | 2004 | 8’ | Fiction | M18 | Director: Boo Junfeng |
Synopsis: When Sergio’s little sister asks him for the definition of sex, he revisits a memory years ago, in which he discovers a family secret.

DRAMA, 2013  |  107 MIN  |  M18 (NUDITY)  |  POLISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

D I R E C T O R

Maciej Pieprzyca

C A S T

Dawid Ogrodnik, Dorota Kolak, Arkadiusz Jakubik

H O N O R S / A C C O L A D E S

Montréal World Film Festival 2013, Grand Prix, Audience Award, Award of the
Ecumenical Jury
Chicago International Film Festival 2013, Silver Hugo
Seattle International Film Festival 2014, Best Actor