Photo by Ernest Wilczyński
“Earthly Paradise” is a story about changing the course of one’s life. Thirty-year-old Ela is a single mom who is leads a ho-hum life, working in a meat factory and finding solace in creating new recipes. Not content with her situation, she decides to fight for her happiness. She gets a second job at a local supermarket and meets Mirek who helps her believe in herself. Just as her life starts turning around, her friend dies in a fatal accident and Mirek becomes ill. Will Ela prevail against these challenges?
Directed by Gerwazy Regula
When & Where
Polish Filmmakers NYC
Polish Filmmakers NYC is devoted to bringing the best in Polish cinema past and present to New York City audiences. Since 2012, the organization has hosted regular and special screenings, including the New York premiere of Andrej Wadja's Walesa: Man of Hope and our annual Polish Women in Film series.
The 2014 Polish Women in Film Series: New Voices, Ancient Echoes will be held from November 7th to 9th at the Tribeca Film Center. It will kick off with an invitation-only opening night at the Museum of Modern Art on November 6th.