GDYNIA: Sci-fi love story The Man with the Magic Box by Bodo Kox will vie in the main competition of the 42nd Gdynia Film Festival. The festival will take place from 18 to 23 September 2017. The Man with the Magic Box is a Polish/Italian coproduction and is set to be domestically released by Kino Świat on 20 October 2017.
The story is set in Warsaw in 2030 and follows Adam, whose memory has been wiped-out by the secret service. He gets a job as a janitor and falls in love with a girl from a higher social class or “zone”. During his work he finds an old radio from the 50’s and discovers that it allows him to travel to the past.