| 6/10 |
| September 2015 (2015-09) (Venice)
November 2015 (2015-11)|
Jerzy Skolimowski, Ewa Piaskowska
Richard Dormer, Agata Buzek, Andrzej Chyra, Dawid Ogrodnik, Beata Tyszkiewicz, David L. Price
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11 Minutes (Polish: 11 minut) is a 2015 Polish film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, starring Richard Dormer, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Andrzej Chyra, Dawid Ogrodnik, Paulina Chapko, Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Agata Buzek. The narrative follows eleven minutes in several people's lives.
The film was screened in the main competition section of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival and in the Masters section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.
Richard Dormer - Director Richard Martin
Paulina Chapko - Anna Hellman
Wojciech Mecwaldowski - Anna's Husband
Andrzej Chyra - Hot-Dog Vendor
Dawid Ogrodnik - Courier
Agata Buzek - Climber
Piotr Glowacki - Climber
Jan Nowicki - Painter
Mateusz Kościukiewicz - Ex-Boyfriend
Anna Maria Buczek - Doctor Ewa Król
Lukasz Sikora - Boy
Ifi Ude - Girl with a Dog
Grażyna Błęcka-Kolska - Pregnant Woman
Janusz Chabior - Dying Man
The film was produced through Poland's Skopia Film in collaboration with Ireland's Element Pictures. It received support from the Irish Film Board. Filming in Dublin commenced in September 2014, lasting five days.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 67% based on 15 reviews, and an average rating of 5.6/10. On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score 51 out of 100, based on 12 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
Chuck Bowen of Slant Magazine gave the film 3 stars out of 4, writing, "The film's final Rube Goldberg-ian flourish refutes the banal humanity of many multiple-character studies, convincingly insisting that only death shall bring us together, unifying our vastly differing gulfs of emotional experience."
At the 29th European Film Awards, 11 Minutes sound designer Radosław Ochnio won the award for European Sound Designer.
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