(Un)usual Manhattan

dir. Filip Janerka / 2022 / Poland / 79min.
2022 – Millennium Docs Against Gravity – world premiere

Film is presented at the festival without english subtitles.

The story of the legendary Wroclaw “Manhattan” neighbourhood is divided into 16 parts-stories, each of which presents a different character living at the distinctive block housing estate

The story of the legendary Wroclaw “Manhattan” neighbourhood is divided into 16 parts-stories, each of which presents a different character.

We get to know Mrs Maria, who was once hiding 80 million zlotys in her flat. We also meet the famous photographer Chris Niedenthal – author of the iconic picture taken at “Manhattan”. Finally, we discover the very author of the legendary neighborhood – architect Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak, whose courage and imagination left a permanent mark on the Wrocław landscape.

duration:
79 min
country / year of production:
Poland / 2022
director:
Filip Janerka
cinematography:
Filip Janerka
producer:
Filip Janerka / Kova Production Sp. z o.o.
selected festivals and awards:
2022 – Millennium Docs Against Gravity – world premiere
sections:
Places
tags:
Polish films cities architecture

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