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FNE at Gdynia Film Festival 2019: Mr. Jones Featured

2019-09-12
Mr. Jones by Agnieszka Holland Mr. Jones by Agnieszka Holland photo: Robert Pałka

GDYNIA: Agnieszka Holland’s Mr. Jones will screen in the main competition of the 44th Gdynia Film Festival, running from 16 to 21 September 2019. The film has been sold into international distribution to 20 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East.

Mr. Jones follows a young journalist, Gareth Jones, who is getting ready to tackle a big story -  the rapid modernisation of the Soviet Union. He goes to Moscow to do an interview with Stalin. There he meets a British journalist, Ada Brooks, and thanks to her he discovers that the truth about the Stalinist regime is brutally muffled by Soviet censors.

“The script interested me a lot. Even though the times were still calmer and perhaps less correspondent with this text, I felt that there was a message about contemporary times as well. I wanted not only to talk about the cruel crime against humanity, but also to draw the viewers’ attention to the threats that we are dealing with today”, Agnieszka Holland told FNE.

Mr. Jones is a coproduction between Poland, the UK and the Ukraine. It was produced by Film Produkcja and Studio Orka in coproduction with Crab Apple Films, FILM.UA Group, Madants (Poland), with the support of the Polish Film Institute, Krakowskie Biuro Festiwalowe and the Ukrainian State Agency.

The film premiered in the Competition of the 2019 International Berlin Film Festival.

Production Information:

Producer:
Film Produkcja (Poland)
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Studio Orka (Poland)
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Coproducers:
Crab Apple Films (UK)
FILM.UA Group (Ukraine)
Madants (Poland)

Credits:
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Screenwriter: Andrea Chalupa
DoP: Tomasz Naumiuk
Music: Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
Production design: Grzegorz Piątkowski
Costume design: Aleksandra Staszko
Cast:  Vanessa Kirby, James Norton, Fenella Woolgar, Michalina Olszańska, Peter Sarsgaard, Joseph Mawle, Kenneth Cranham, Krzysztof Pieczyński, Patrycja Volny

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