Blindness (2016 film)

Blindness (Polish: Zaćma) is a 2016 Polish drama film directed by Ryszard Bugajski.[1] It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.[2]

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Film poster
Directed byRyszard Bugajski
Written byRyszard Bugajski
StarringMaria Mamona
Release dates
  • 9 September 2016 (2016-09-09) (TIFF)
  • 21 October 2016 (2016-10-21) (Poland)
Running time
110 minutes



The action of the film takes place in the second half of the 1950s in Warsaw and the Institute for the Blind in Laski. Julia Brystiger is no longer an officer of the security apparatus of the People's Republic of Poland, she works as an editor in a publishing house and is now investigated by the Security Services herself. Looking for spiritual advice, he tries to meet with Primate Stefan Wyszyński. Before she confronts the Primate of the Millennium, Julia will have to convince a nun who is experiencing a crisis of faith and a priest who was blinded by the security service during the interrogation.


  1. ^ "Blindness". TIFF. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Toronto unveils City To City, World Cinema, Masters line-ups". ScreenDaily. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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