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Prime Time

Opens on February 1

Director: Jakub Piątek Run Time: 93 min.

Starring: Andrzej Kłak, Bartosz Bielenia, Dobromir Dymecki, Magdalena Popławska, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Monika Frajczyk

Country: Poland | Language: Polish with English subtitles

This film screened on February 1, 2021, as part of the Sundance Film Festival 2021 satellite screenings in Columbus, Ohio. Watch the Q&A replay with the filmmakers and Harry Vaughn, Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmer, here.

Official Selection of Sundance Film Festival 2021, World Premiere, World Cinema Dramatic

About the film:

On the last day of 1999, 20-year-old Sebastian locks himself in a TV studio. He has two hostages, a gun, and an important message for the world. The story of the attack explores a rebel’s extreme measures and last resort. From Director Jakub Piątek, Screenwriters Jakub Piątek, Łukasz Czapski, and Producer Jakub Razowski.

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