Cineast 2021: The Amateurs
Original title: Amatorzy, Poland 2020Bulgaria, drama/comedy 95 min. VO, EN subtitles
Directed by Iwona Siekierzyńska, written by Iwona Siekierzyńska, Cast: Wojciech Solarz, Roma Gąsiorowska, Mariusz Bonaszewski, Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Krzysztof Kowalewski, Anna Dymna.
The film follows a theatre group made up of intellectually disabled people passionate about acting when it gets an opportunity to stage a play in a real theatre alongside professional actors. However, things get complicated when the director of the theatre sets some conditions that are difficult to comply with. And could they really manage to adapt and perform Shakespeare’s Hamlet?