WOMAN ON THE ROOF / KOBIETA NA DACHU
WOMAN ON THE ROOF / KOBIETA NA DACHU – Poland-Sweden-France, 2022, 97 min., Drama
Director: Anna Jadowska
Writer: Anna Jadowska
Cast: Dorota Pomykala, Bogdan Koca, Adam Bobik
Inspired from the real-life story of an elderly woman committing a bank robbery.
Mira, a 60 year-old woman, appears to have a normal life. One morning she starts her day like any other, wakes up early, puts her family’s clothes out to dry, purchases food for her fish and commits a bank robbery with a kitchen knife. She discovers her need for money is surpassed only by her need for love.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:
2023 Polish Film Awards
Nominee Eagle – Best Film, Nominee Eagle – Best Director
2022 Tribeca Film Festival
Winner Best Performance International Narrative Competition: Dorota Pomykala, Nominee Best International Narrative Feature: Anna Jadowska
2022 Polish Film Festival
Nominee Golden Lions – Best Film, Winner Best Actress Feature Film: Dorota Pomykala
2022 Calgary International Film Festival
Nominee Best International Feature International Narrative Competition: Anna Jadowska