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W. Sisters' Beauty Salon
Director:Jakub Stożek
Producer:Afilm - Anna Zajączkowska
Country / Region:Poland
Particular year:2014
Length of time:30 Minutes

  • A brief introduction to the film
  • Film creation
  • Video
  • Contact mode

In 2012, a peculiar beauty salon was opened inSzczecin. It is the only beauty parlour for women with cancer. It is run by twosisters, Joanna Wiszniewska and Jolanta Wiewióra, who know from their ownexperience how troublesome it may be for patients to visit to a hairdresser ora beautician. Their establishment is different. Clients have an opportunity totalk freely about their dreams and fears related to the illness.

Jakub Stożek - documentary and short film director. He was born in Kraków in 1978. He is a graduate of English Studies at the Jagiellonian Universityand in 2008 he earned a degree in Film Directing at the Radio and TelevisionFaculty of the University of Silesia in Katowice.He won the Golden Dragon at the 50th Krakow Film Festival for his documentaryOut of Reach as well as numerous awards at festivals all over the world,including New York, Sao Paulo, Montreal, Sundance and Mexico.