Joanna
  • Year2013
  • Duration45 min

We first see Joanna as she lies in bed, reading a story to her five year old son. She could be any mother, anywhere. Indeed, this luminous film is filled with such quiet, ordinary moments, shared between mother and child. But Joanna's life at the moment is anything but ordinary. She is dying of cancer and does not have long to live. As observers, we are included in the moving intimacy of Joanna's last days, spending quiet time at home with her little boy, helping him learn how to ride a bike, picking mushrooms, walking through meadows with her husband. Through wondrous camerawork that is both intimate and respectful, Aneta Kopacz's film is a testament to the ability of observational filmmaking to tell powerful, universal life stories.

Carol Nahra

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  • Director(s): Aneta Kopacz
  • Producer(s): Adam Ślesicki
  • Country: Poland
  • Language: Polish
  • Format: DCP
  • Premiere status: None
Credits
Editor(s):
Rafał Samborski, Aneta Kopacz, Paweł Laskowski
Cinematographer(s):
Łukasz Żal
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