YOU HAVE TO BE THERE | In Production (Co-production with Otter Films) | Polish, English | 52/75 min | HD
SYNOPSIS | NEWS |
You have to be there explores the life of Ryszard Kapuściński, an icon of modern journalism, a Polish foreign correspondent from the Cold-War period, who escaped four death sentences in various corners of the world and wrote a dozen world-acclaimed books. The film embarks upon a fascinating journey in his footsteps. It uncovers the countries where he worked, places he explored, people he described. It is told through unpublished recordings and archival materials, trough voices of the reporter himself and others journalists, politics, writers and filmmakers such as Salman Rushdie, Lech Walesa, Werner Herzog and Andrzej Wajda.
Script & Director: Magdalena Szymków
Producers (Vezfilm): Francesco Ragazzi, Alessandro Carroli
Producer (Otter Films): Anna Wydra
Production coordinator (Otter Films): Alicija Kizinska