Dolce Fine Giornata

Dir. Jaceck Borcuch | 90 min
Narrative Poland 2018
PolishItalianFrench with English subtitles East Coast Premiere

Saturday, May 113:40 PM AFI Silver Theatre Pre-sale only*

Sunday, May 195:15 PM Bethesda Row Cinema

*Saturday screenings before 6:00 PM are pre-sale only in observance of Shabbat. Tickets to these screenings will not be available for purchase at the door.

Krystyna Janda, in a role that won her Best Actress honors at the Sundance Film Festival, plays Maria Linde, a free-spirited, Jewish-Polish Nobel Prize winner who now lives in Tuscany. A loving mother and grandmother, she also fosters a secret flirtation with the much younger Egyptian man who runs a nearby seaside inn.

After a terrorist attack in Rome, Maria refuses to succumb to the hysterical fear and anti-immigrant sentiment that quickly emerges, deciding in her acceptance speech of a local honor to boldly decry Europe’s eroding democracy—but she is unprepared for the backlash.

-Note adapted from the Sundance Film Festival

Co-presented by Embassy of Poland Polish American Arts Association

Festivals and Awards

  • 2019, Sundance Film Festival


  • "Borcuch’s film asks the right questions about the dangerously escalating xenophobia and leaves a lasting impression with its final metaphoric shot."RogerEbert

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Films Boutique
Ruta Svedkauskaite

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Tier A

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