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Viva Maria!

Agnieszka Smoczyńska
Poland 2010 / 17’

Symbolic story of handing down the voice. A document about Maria Fołtyn, an outstanding Polish opera singer and director, founder of the Moniuszko Music Lovers Society. It was her passion for opera, especially for Moniuszko that made her sing for Joseph Stalin or Fidel Castro. Today, when the best years of her stage career are over, she focuses on teaching, training her successor with great passion and unparalleled energy.

Agnieszka Smoczyńska

A graduate of the history of art., cultural studies, directing and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.

Filmography

2010 Viva Maria! / Viva Maria! (/ doc., short film)

2007 Aria Diva (short film)

2005 Sieroty (doc., short flim)

2003 Kapelusz (short film)

2003 Guanipa (short film)

Cast & Crew

director Agnieszka Smoczyńska
screenplay Agnieszka Smoczyńska
cinematography Marcin Sauter
producer Katarzyna Ślesicka
production Mistrzowska Szkoła Reżyserii Filmowej Andrzeja Wajdy
source of print Mistrzowska Szkoła Reżyserii Filmowej Andrzeja Wajdy
language Polish
colouration colour