Previously at the ICA - Films
10 Apr 2015
The Mighty Angel joins a long line of cinematic masterpieces that focus on alcoholic writers, including The Lost Weekend (1945) and Leaving Las Vegas (1995).
Jerzy is a talented writer with a massive drinking problem. He checks into a rehabilitation clinic regularly, only to relapse again each time. When he falls in love with a young woman he decides to quit drinking for her sake, but he fails again. After another night of drinking at the bar called 'The Mighty Angel', he ends up in intensive care and finally back at the rehabilitation clinic.
The Mighty Angel, dir. Wojciech Smarzowski, Poland, 2014, 110 minutes.
The screening is part of the 13th KINOTEKA Polish Film festival. See the full programme.
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