AroView: An assured Polish Oscar contender about a Ukrainian immigrant who has develops a cult-like following while working as a masseur in a gated community.
With Ukrainians being the largest foreign community in Poland, this intriguing blend of satire and surreal drama offers an elegant and haunting glimpse into the immigrant experience. From director Malgorzata Szumowska (ELLES), and showcasing the charisma of actor Alec Utgoff.
“A funny, sad, slightly surreal and exquisitely photographed tour of a McMansion suburbia where every dream home holds a heartache, and where the ghosts of Chernobyl drift like ‘Soviet snow’.” ~AroVision on Facebook
“There’s a rich confectionery of strangeness, sadness and fear to this very absorbing film.” ~Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian