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Jak Byc Kochana

Alternative title
How to Be Loved
Synopsis
Feature film. On a plane bound for Paris, a successful radio actress (Barbara Krafftowna) recalls the night in 1939 when she was to debut as Ophelia, with the man she loved playing Hamlet (Zbigniew Cybulski). The war intervenes, derailing love and careers. Years later, Viktor and Felicia meet again.
Language
Polish
Country
Poland
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1965
Duration
100 mins; 9,000 feet
Availability
No archive copy or distributor found (2007).

Credits

Director
Wojciech Jerzy Has
Producer
Jozef Krawkowski
Cinematographer
Stefan Matyjaszkiewicz
Screenplay
Kasimierz Brandys
Music
Lucyan Kaszycki
Art Direction
Anatol Radzinowicz
Cast
Barbara KrafftFelicia
Zbigniew CybulskiVictor

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Based on a short story by Kasimierz Brandys.
History
Shown at the 1963 7th London Film Festival. Original running time 108 mins.
Awards
Best Film Award at the 7th San Francisco International Film Festival
Reviews
Monthly Film Bulletin Vol. 33, 1966. p. 38.

Production Company

Name

Film Polski

Name

Zespol Filmowy ‘Kamera’

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