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A biopic about the inspirational true story of Polish athletics legend, Jerzy Górski (Jakub Gierszał). A former drug addict who went to prison a few times, he managed to pull his life back together with the support of those close to him and in 1990 became world-famous for winning the Double Iron Triathlon. The film is a faithful depiction of his life, chronicling the hardships as well as the triumphs, and reminding us that most times you can’t have one without the other. Palkowski was nominated for a Golden Lion at the Polish Film Festival.


Screening is part of 16th KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival in London

(7-29 March, www.kinoteka.org.uk)

BBFC rating
N/A
Year
2017
Running time
108 mins
Country
Poland
Format
DCP
Other features
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Director
Lukasz Palkowski
Cast
Jakub Gierszal, Kamila Kaminska, Anna Próchniak

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March 10th

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