Body (2015 Polish film)

Body (Polish: Ciało) is a 2015 Polish drama film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska. It was screened in the main competition section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival[1] where Szumowska won the Silver Bear for Best Director.[2] The film also received the Golden Lions Award at the 2015 Gdynia Film Festival[3] and the People's Choice Award at the 2016 European Film Awards.[4]

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Film poster
Directed byMałgorzata Szumowska
Written byMichal Englert
Małgorzata Szumowska
StarringJanusz Gajos
Release date
  • 9 February 2015 (2015-02-09) (Berlin)
  • 6 March 2015 (2015-03-06) (Poland)


Olga who struggles with anorexia is sent to psychiatric hospital by the Attorney, where she is treated by Anna - a therapist who believes herself to be able to communicate with ghosts. Anna insists that she has been in contact with Olga's dead mother and she asks the Attorney to participate in a seance.



  1. ^ "Jafar Panahi's New Film in Competition". Retrieved 28 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury". Berlinale. Retrieved 14 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Winners". Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 25 December 2016.
  4. ^ "European Film Academy THE 29TH EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 10 December 2016 - Wroclaw/Poland". Retrieved 25 December 2016.

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