The Balcony Movie

  • 9.5 10
  • 2021
  • 100min
The Balcony Movie
  • Original Title: Film Balkonowy

This captivating documentary captures unique stories from passersby beneath the director's Warsaw apartment, offering a composite portrait of contemporary human life through individual tales of coping and resilience.

The Balcony Movie

AWARDS: Grand Prix Semaine de la critique/Prix SRG SSR. Locarno Film Festival/ MDR Film Prize. DOK Leipzig/ Special mention, Audience prize. Trieste Film Festival/ Grand Prix. FIPADOC/ Artistic Vision Award. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival/ Best International Feature or Medium-Length Film. It's All True IFF/ We Are the World Award. Doc Edge IFF/ Maysles Brother’s Award for Best Observational Documentary. Docs Ireland/ Best Feature Film. DokuBaku/ 

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Locarno Film Festival/ IDFA/ DOK Leipzig/ CinEast Central and Eastern European Film Festival/ Batumi International Art-House Film Festival/ Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival/ International Documentary Film Festival ARTDOCFEST/RIGA/ ZagrebDox/ DOCPOINT Helsinki/ DOCPOINT Tallin Documentary Film Festival/ Antenna Documentary Film Festival/ FIPADOC/ Vilnius International Film Festival/ Big Sky Documentary Film Festival/ True/False Film Festival/ Festival filmPOLSKA

The Balcony Movie - Intimate, Diverse, Resilient

Set beneath the director's Warsaw apartment, "The Balcony Movie" unfolds through conversations with passersby, each sharing their unique story of navigating life's challenges. From personal struggles to moments of triumph, these anecdotes paint a rich tapestry of contemporary human experiences, collectively forming a self-portrait of today's world. As the diverse cast of characters share their insights and perspectives, the film delves into the universal themes of resilience, connection, and the human experience.

Production Companies

City of Warsaw

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