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Never Gonna Snow Again

Available to rent for $9.99
Extended until September 24!
Directed by Malgoska Szumowska & Michal Englert
2020, Poland/Germany, 113 min
Polish, Russian, French, Vietnamese with English Subtitles

This title is available to rent via Cinematheque at Home for $9.99. This is not only an opportunity for our patrons to see new cinema, but is an important way that they can continue to support independent film during this pandemic with 50% of all sales supporting our theatre.

On a gray, foggy morning outside a large Polish city, a masseur from the East named Zhenia (Alec Utgoff, Stranger Things) enters the lives of the wealthy residents of a gated community. With his hypnotic presence and quasi-magical abilities, he is able to get a residence permit and starts plying his trade. The well-to-do residents in their cookie-cutter suburban homes seemingly have it all, but they all suffer from an inner sadness, some unexplained longing. The attractive and mysterious newcomer’s hands heal, and Zhenia’s eyes seem to penetrate their souls. To them, his Russian accent sounds like a song from the past, a memory of simpler times. The latest from writer/director Malgorzata Szumowska (Elles, In the Name of) and her longtime collaborator Michal Englert is an unclassifiable meditation on class, immigration, and global warming shot through with Lynchian touches of the otherworldly and moments of sober beauty and unexpected humor. Poland’s Official Submission to the 93rd Academy Awards®.

Reviews

Close your eyes and imagine what Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" would evolve into if its tone were more uplifting than unsettling and its protagonist wasn't preying on humans.
- The Playlist
Like an adult fairy tale with magic realism, socio political concerns and good morals under its sleeve... Another hypnotic home run from polish cinema.
- La Estatuilla
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