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Jolanta Fraszynska in The Bench

The Bench

2004 NR

Maciej Zak directs this nuanced Polish romance, based on the play by the same name by Aleksander Gelman. Through the eyes and experiences of main characters Kasia (Jolanta Fraszynska) and Piotr (Artur Zmijewski), the film explores the conflict between human beings' need for love and their unwillingness to deal with the responsibilities it often brings. Katarzyna Sadowska, Sylwester Maciejewski and Artur Pontek co-star.