Perfect Number – Krzysztof Zanussi –87’ (Polónia/Itália/ Israel)- drama
February 28th – 7:15pm – Room 1 | March 4th – 5:00pm – Room 2
A rich sick man in search of an heir to his wealth. The nearest is his cousin whom he has not seen for years, a mathematical genius. However, this young man thinks his future is already mathematically decided and doesn’t seem to accept his offer. Together they go to look for the meaning of life. Another feature by multi-awarded Polish master Krzysztof Zanussi, once a frequent visitor of the Figueira da Foz Festival in the 70’s and who visits Fantasporto for the first time.
Born in 1939 in Warsaw, Poland. Documentary and feature film director scriptwriter. Graduated from Lodz Film Academy in 1966. His school diploma film ‘Death of a Provincial’ (1968) won an award in Venice, Mannheim, Valladolid and Moscow in 1967. Other early feature films: ‘Structure of a Crystal’ (1969) which won in Mar del Plata 1970; ‘Family Life’ (1971) which won in Chicago 1971, Valladolid 1972 and Colombo 1973; ‘Illumination’ (1973) Grand Prix in Locarno 1973 and awarded in Gdansk 1974; ‘Quarterly Balance’ (1975), “Camouflage” (1977) and “Spiral” (1978). Winner of the Jury Award in Cannes with “Constans” (1980). His latest feature before “Perfect Number” (2022) was “Eter” (2018).
Original Title: Liczba Doskolala / Country: Poland/Italy/ Israel / Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi/ Year: 2022/ Screenplay: Krzysztof Zanussi/ Actors: Andrezej Seweryn, Jan Marczewski, Julia Latosinska/ Contact:WFDiF Warsaw/ Duration: 87′