Saviour's Square

Plac Zbawiciela

  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 105'
  • Genre: DRAMA
  • Resolution: HD
  • Year: 2006

The film was inspired by true events. It tells the story of a modern family in crisis. An everyday struggle with reality as well as the need to fulfill plans can lead to the sisintegration and break-up of a family. It turns out that love is the only thing which can make us notice and understand the needs of others, to overcome the most difficult moments and hopeless situations. The main characters are a young couple who has been living with their mother-in-law for some time. The situation is rather tense as sharing the apartment has not been a bed of roses. When they learn about some new apartments being built, they struggle to collect the down-payment no matter how they manage to do so and are ready to move to their new place. Unfortunately, the developer goes bankrupt and both the money and the new apartment are gone. It builds even more tension between the women. Soon after that during a major argument, the mother-in-law throws Beata with her two children out of the house. In the act of desperation Beata gives poison to her children and cuts her own wrists.


  • Awards:
  • 2006 Polish Film Festival in Gdynia – Grand Prix; Best Actress Award; Best Score Award; Best Supporting Actress; Critics Award
  • 2006 Camerimage – Golden Frog Award
  • 2007 Polish Film Awards – Best Film Award; Best Actress Award; Best Supporting Actress Award; Best Director Award; Best Screenplay Award
  • 2007 Chicago International Film Festival – Golden Hugo Nomination
  • 2007 Ghent International Film Festival – Grand Prix Nomination
  • 2007 Karlove Vary International Film Festival – Crystal Globe Nomination
  • 2007 China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival – Suzhou – Direction Award
  • 2008 Valladolid International Film Festival – Silver Ear Award; Best Actress Award
  • 2008 Trieste International Film Festival – Grand Prix
  • 2008 Seattle Polish Film Festival – Best Drama Award
  • 2008 Moscow Golden Knight International Film Festival – Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2009 International Images Film Festival for Women – Zimbabwe – Best Script Award

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