Fall 2023—Sunday, November 19 at 7 p.m.

A still image from the film of two men leaning on the side of an older car.

Dangerous Gentlemen

Niebezpieczni Gentelmeni

2022, 107 minutes
Directed and written by: Maciej Kawalski
Principal cast: Tomasz Kot, Marcin Dorociński, Andrzej Seweryn, Wojciech Mecwaldowski

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Writer and medical doctor Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński, painter and writer Witkacy, writer and former sailor Joseph Conrad, and anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski—four leading figures among the Zakopane bohemians, wake up after all-night drunken party with an enormous hallucination-ridden hangover just to find out the corpse of an unknown man on the floor. They have not a clue who he is, why he is dead, and why law enforcement officers are knocking on their door. And that’s just the beginning of their problems. A race against time begins, in which the protagonists have to free themselves not just of any suspicion but also of equally dangerous societal gossip, and solve a puzzle of the mysterious death as soon as possible. Soon these brilliant and risk-loving men turn culturally vibrant Zakopane into the backdrop of a huge intrigue involving gangsters, artists and politicians. Their paths will even cross with Lenin himself who has just arrived in Poronin.