WARSAW: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz has finished shooting a biopic on Kalina Jędrusik, the iconic Polish actress and singer dubbed the Polish Marilyn Monroe. The film received support from the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission.
Bo we mnie jest seks follows the scandals, electrifying sex appeal and anecdotes from Jędrusik's rich life story. Maria Dębska was cast as the Polish cinema star. In the 1960s and the 1970s Kalina Jędrusik was a Polish sex symbol, famous for performing in the Elderly Gentlemen's Cabaret and acting in many Polish films, including Andrzej Wajda's The Promised Land.
The film is directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, recognised for her feature debut, the UK drama Flying Blind starring Helen McCrory. The script was cowritten by Klimkiewicz and Patrycja Mnich. The film was shot from November 2019 to February 2020 in Warsaw with coproduction funding from the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission
The film is produced by RE Studio in coproduction with TVP, NEXT FILM, Chimney Poland, Di Factory and Studio Spot with a planned budget of EUR 1.7 M / 7.5 m PLN, with EUR 408,600 / 1.75 m PLN of production financing from the Polish Film Institute..
Coproducers:TVPNEXT FILM Chimney PolandDi FactoryStudio Spot
Credits:Director: Katarzyna KlimkiewiczScreenwriter: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, Patrycja MnichDoP: Weronika BilskaCast: Maria Dębska