Re: Movie: The Polish Bride

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Subject: Re: Movie: The Polish Bride
From: Jyothi Kanics (jkanics@igc.org)
Date: Tue Apr 20 1999 - 12:59:15 EDT


>From: s.m.altink@ipr.nl (Altink s.m.)
>To: <stop-traffic@solar.cini.utk.edu>
>Subject: Re: Movie: The Polish Bride
>
>I watched this movie on video together with a Polish trafficked woman. She
>really enjoyed it. It is a non-sensationalist movie about the interaction
>between an escapee and the man who helps her. Moreover, the woman in the
>film is an acting person, not a passive victim. At the end of the movie,
>things get a bit out of hand, but you are to judge yourself.
>
>
>sietske altink
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>> Van: morhant@igc.org
>> Aan: Multiple recipients of list <stop-traffic@solar.cini.utk.edu>
>> Onderwerp: Movie: The Polish Bride
>> Datum: vrijdag 16 april 1999 20:54
>>
>> Thought some of you might be interested in seeing this!!
>>
>>
>> melanie.........
>>
>>
>>
>> FilmFest DC 1999
>>
>>
>> The Polish Bride
>>
>>
>> The Netherlands, 1998, 86 minutes, color.
>>
>> in Dutch, German, and Polish with English subtitles.
>>
>>
>> In the verdant Groningen provice of Holland, an unlikely love grows
>> between stoic farmer Henk and Anna, the mysterious woman who literally
>> falls, bruised and bleeding, at his feet one spectacular country
>> morning. Slowly, Henk discovers that she is a Polish immigrant, forced
>> into prostitution and now on the run from her captors. Learning firt to
>> communicate and finally to love, Henk and Anna must confront her past
>> before their future can be determined. The Polish Bride marks a
>> self-assured debut from Karim Traidia, aided by Fons Merkies' fine
>> score and Traidia's calm yet involving treatment of the material, at
>> once tense and tender.
>>
>>
>> Thursday, April 22, 8:00pm, CO Foundry, Code: FFH922APRA
>>
>> Tuesday, April 27, 8:30pm, CO Foundry, Code: FH927APRB
>>
>>
>> Loews Cineplex Foundry is at 1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW. Take Metro
>> Orange and Blue Line to Foggy Bottom. Paid parking available in
>> building along 30th St. and in parking lot across from theater.
>>
>>
>> Tickets are $7.
>>
>> Advance tix through ProTix (703-218-6500, 10am-9pm, Mon-Sun), at all
>> Olsson's Book & Records stores, all Waxie Maxie's stores and select
>> Record Town stores in the DC area, and all Record & Tape Traders stores
>> in Baltimore area. Also can purchase at www.protix.com. FilmFest DC
>> pays for all service charges on all ProTix sales.
>>
>>
>> Use program codes (above) when ordering. No ProTix sales on day of
>> show.
>>
>>
>> Tickets also available at theater, starting one hour before show.
>>
>>
>> Director's Pass is a one-time purchase of 10 tickets valued at $7 each,
>> discounted to $60. Purchase only through ProTix, and not applicable for
>> Opening and Closing Nights or special events.


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