WARSAW: Acclaimed Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi is preparing a new feature film Ether, which will follow a military doctor at the beginning of the 20th century as he is experimenting with science in order to get power over people.
The main characters will be played by Jacek Poniedziałek, Andrzej Chyra, Małgorzata Pritulak and Maria Ryaboshapka.
TOR Film Production is producing. The project received production funding from the Polish Film Institute, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, the Podkarpackie Film Commission, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Hungarian National Film Fund and the Lithuanian Film Centre.
The picture will be shot in Poland, the Ukraine and Hungary in cooperation with Polish, Ukrainian, Hungarian and Lithuanian partners. The first part of shooting is due to start on 10 August and to wrap on 6 September 2017, while the second part is planned for November-December 2017.
The date of the premiere has not been announced yet.
Director: Krzysztof ZanussiScreenwriter: Krzysztof ZanussiDoP: Piotr NiemyjskiCast: Jacek Poniedziałek, Andrzej Chyra, Małgorzata Pritulak, Maria Ryaboshapka