Eastern (Pol, 2019)   |   1h 18m   |   Drama

Behind the gates of a housing estate, a peculiar game is being played. The life of its wealthy residents is regulated by an honorary, patriarchal code. The Kowalski and Nowak families have been entangled in a family blood vendetta for years. Under the pressure of her father and the community Ewa Nowak begins a hunt for young Klara Kowalski, her brother’s killer.

Ischia Film Festival

Winner – Best Film & Best Director 2020

Raindance Film Festival

Discovery Award Nominee

Atlántida Film Fest 2020

Official Selection 2020

Cottbus Film Festival

Polish Horizons Selection

Winner - Best Film & Best Director 2020

Discovery Award Nominee

Official Selection 2020

Polish Horizons Selection

Piotr Adamski


Film director and creator of artistic objects and installations. Born in 1982, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan (2007) and the Wajda School (2013). In 2009-2011, together with Karolina Brzuzan…

” I was curious to see if terms such as ‘honorary code’ or ‘vendetta’ were still important and understandable in our contemporary world. “

Piotr Adamski, Director


Film Details

DIRECTOR Piotr Adamski
SCREENPLAY Piotr Adamski, Michał Grochowiak
MUSIC Hubert Zemler
PRODUCERS Jacek Bromski, Ewa Jastrzębska, Jerzy Kapuściński

RELEASE DATE 13 November 2020 (UK & Ireland)
RUNTIME 1hr 18min (78min)
COUNTRY / LANG. Poland / Polish

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Marcin Czarnik

Anna Kłos

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