Floating Skycrapers

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Title: Floating Skycrapers
Direction: Tomasz Wasilewski
Cast: Mateusz Banasiuk, Marta Nieradkiewicz, Bartosz Gelner, Katazyna Hermas
Production: Alter Ego Pictures
Distribution: Films Boutique
Genre: Drama
Duration: 93’
Country: Poland
Year: 2013

Festivals: Antalya (Golden Orange), Wrocław (New Horizons, Poland), Chicago, Copenhagen (MIX, LGBT), Cluj-Napoca (Transylvania, Romania) Ghent, Gdynia (Poland), Guadalajara, Gijón, Hamburg, Karlovy Vary, Kazimierz Dolny (Two Riversides, Poland), Kiev (Molodist), London, Miskolc (Jameson Cinefest, Hungary) Montreal (Image + Nation, LGBT), Montreal (New Cinema), New York (Tribeca), San Francisco (Frameline), Torún (Camerimage, Poland), Zurich

Kuba is an athlete, living with his girlfriend and satisfied with his life. An encounter with Michal, an uninhibited young man, will cause him to explore the possibility of his repressed homosexuality and put everything he loves at risk. Floating Skyscrapers is a movie with blunt and contemporary visual power, dark and gloomy, a jewel of strange and bitter beauty.

Polish director Tomasz Wasilewski presented his second movie, Floating Skyscrapers, in the East of the West section of the Karlovy Vary festival where, 2 years before, his debut film In a Bedroom was awarded best prize. This young director (he was born in 1980) moves from the female universe of his first work to a completely masculine world in Floating Skyscrapers, a movie that describes bluntly the fight of a man to understand his bisexuality.