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THE PURIM MIRACLE
(CUD PURYMOWY)


2000, 57 min., Poland
Polish with English subtitles

DIRECTION:
Izabela Cywinska
SCRIPT:
Maciej Karpinski
CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Piotr Wojtowicz
ART DIRECTION:
Magdalena Dipont
MUSIC:
Jerzy Satanowski
EDITING:
Anna Wagner
SOUND:
Andrzej Bohdanowicz
PRODUCED BY:
Perspektywa Film Studio

CAST OBSADA:
Danuta Stenka (Jadwiga), Slawomir Orzechowski (Jan), Eliza Ryciak (Sara), Zygmunt Hobot (Holzman), Grzegorz Malecki (Heniek)

Unemployed anti-Semite living in Lodz learns that his parents were Jewish. A fortune inherited from a distant relative waits for him in the United States. To get the money, however, he has to return to his roots. His world slowly turns upside-down.

IZABELA CYWINSKA
Born in 1935 in Kamien Pulawski. Graduated in Etnography at the Warsaw University and Theatre Directing at the State Drama Academy in Warsaw (1966). She worked in theatres in Warsaw, Bialystok and Nowa Huta. Since 1969 general manager of the Kalisz Theatre, since 1973 - general manager of Nowy Theatre in Poznan. The Minister of Culture in the government of Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1989-1991). Since 2008, Director of Ateneum Theatre in Warsaw.


FILMOGRAPHY

2005 The Lovers of Marona (Kochankowie z Marony)
2005 God's Lining. Part Two (Boza podszewka. Czesc Druga), TV series;
2000 The Purim Miracle (Cud purymowy)
1997 The God's Lining (Boza podszewka)

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 at 6.30pm (SKOKIE THEATRE)