Archive of films Komeda - A Soundtrack for a Life / Komeda - Muzyczne ścieżki życia

Germany / Poland
2009, 52 min

Section: 2012: A Musical Odyssey
Year: 2011

This documentary about jazzman and film composer Krzysztof Komeda (Rosemary’s Baby) examines attitudes in an era of post-war political and cultural transformation, and also the work and exodus of Polish artists. The film gives voice to Komeda’s friends and colleagues, including directors Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski and Andrzej Wajda.


Synopsis

This documentary about jazzman and film composer Krzysztof Komeda (Rosemary’s Baby) examines attitudes in an era of post-war political and cultural transformation, and also the work and exodus of Polish artists. The film gives voice to Komeda’s friends and colleagues, including directors Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski and Andrzej Wajda.

About the director

Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy (b. 1959, Stuttgart) studied jewellery design, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. She was involved in work for the disabled for twenty years and she also had a career as a journalist. Her media campaign in the USA helped overturn the death penalty for Afro-American journalist and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal. She has worked in film as a screenwriter, producer and director since 2001. She lives and works in Berlin.

Contacts

Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop
Ul. Chelmska 21, 00 724, Warsaw
Poland
Tel: +48 228 511 779
Fax: +48 228 412 135
E-mail: studio@kalejdoskop.art.pl
www: www.kalejdoskop.art.pl

About the film

Color, DIGIBETA

Section: 2012: A Musical Odyssey
   
Director: Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy
Screenplay: Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy
Dir. of Photography: René Dame, Andreas Höfer, Józef Romasz, Vivien Vogel
Music: Andreas Hornschuh, Matthias Hornschuh
Editor: Martin Duffy
Producer: Wojciech Szczudlo, Julian Benedict
Production: Benedikt Pictures
Contact: Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop
   
www: www.kalejdoskop.art.pl/en/komeda-a-soundtrack-for-a-life.html

Guests

Claudia Buthenhoff-Duffy

Film Director

Pavel Klusák

Freelance journalist


Wojciech Szczudło

Producer

Maciej Karpinski

Film Institution Rep., Film Institution Rep.


Maria Letowska

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