Director: Jacek Borcuch

Poland, Spain, Romantic drama, 2013, 95 min, polish and spanish with english and lithuanian subtitles, N-13
Lasting is an emotional love story about Michał (Jakub Gierszal) and Karina (Magdalena Berus), a pair of Polish students who meet and fall in love with each other while working summer jobs in Spain. An unexpected nightmare brutally breaks into their carefree time in the heavenly landscape and throws their lives into chaos. Jacek Borcuch film is an exploration of that rare species of love that can endure life’s pitfalls, and a terrifying reminder that one fateful minute can upend everything... 
2013 – Cinematography Award for cinematographer Michal Englert , Sundance Film Festival (USA).
About the director:
Film director, screenwriter and actor Jacek Borcuch was born in Poland in 1970. 
Jacek Borcuch’s film path is showing his own, everlasting search, rooted simply in human existence. First he was acting in Academy of Dramatic Arts in Warsaw, later studied music and actting in Music Theatre in Gdynia, also had philosophy studies in Warsaw University. Directing is the activity that enables him to encompass all his strengths, all kinds of arts he mastered. Jacek Borcuch has written and directed four feature films: Caulliflowerr (Kallafiorr, 1999), Tulips (Tulipany, 2004). His third film All That I Love (Wszystko co kocham, 2009) was a breakout success and has been Poland’s official Oscar entry in 2011. His latest film Lasting (Nieulotne, 2012) had the world premiere in 2013 Sundance Film Festival (USA).
Section: Wide Angle

Screenplay: Jacek Borcuch

Dir. of Photography: Michal Englert

Music: Daniel Bloom

Cast: Jakub Gierszal, Magdalena Berus, Ángela Molina, Juanjo Ballesta, Joanna Kulig,
Andrzej Chyra