33 Scenes from Life

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33 Scenes From Life
33 Scenes from Life film poster.png
Film poster
Directed by Małgorzata Szumowska
Starring Julia Jentsch
Peter Gantzler
Maciej Stuhr
Release date
  • November 7, 2008 (2008-11-07)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Poland
Language Polish

33 Scenes From Life (Polish: 33 sceny z zycia) is a 2008 Polish film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska.


The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but her husband Piotr is at rehearsals in Cologne and leaves her to cope with this difficult situation. Only her friend Adrian is at her side. Her father Jurek is also overwhelmed by the impending loss of his beloved wife. After the death of the mother her father takes comfort from alcohol. Shortly after the father dies. Julia found only in the arms of Adrian to rest, but this in turn destroyed her marriage to Piotr. After the loss of the parents and breakup of the marriage she is now alone in the world with an uncertain future where Adrian is of little help.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]


Actor Role
Julia Jentsch Julia
Maciej Stuhr Piotr
Peter Gantzler Adrian
Małgorzata Hajewska Barbara
Andrzej Hudziak Jurek


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  2. ^ "33 Scenes From Life (2008)". allmovie.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Customer Reviews". amazon.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "33 Scenes from Life". nytimes.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "33 Scenes from Life". mubi.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "33 SCENES FROM LIFE". trustnordisk.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 

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