Netflix has announced its slate of upcoming film and series titles from Poland. Read on for details about them.
From the period mystery-crime drama The Mire (Rojst), to the Polish adaptation of the Harlan Coben thriller The Woods (W głębi lasu), titles from Poland have entertained and resonated with Netflix viewers across Europe, the US, and Asia, and have landed in the Netflix Global Top 10 list many times.
To give its global subscribers even more Polish content to binge, the streaming service will be bringing 18 new titles — 9 films and 9 TV series — to the platform in the coming months, as announced by Netflix’s Anna Nagler, Local Language Series – CEE (Central and Eastern Europe) and Łukasz Kłuskiewicz, Content Acquisitions – CEE. Here’s a bit about the planned programming:
- Broad Peak — drama inspired by true events about the strength of the human spirit; directed by Leszek Dawid
- Delivery by Christmas — romantic comedy in which a 30-year-old courier must save Christmas; directed by Aleksandra Kułakowska and Maciej Prykowski
- Freestyle — a story about a young rapper who gets himself into trouble; directed by Maciej Bochniak; starring Maciej Musiałowski (Ultraviolet)
- Hellhole — horror film which focuses on the nightmare of a monk who has lost his faith and needs to fight both supernatural forces and the demons of his past; directed by Bartosz M. Kowalski
- The Hive — a catastrophic prediction of what can happen in the near future; directed by Mateusz Rakowicz
- Mother’s Day — the story of a former special agent who must use her unique skills to rescue her kidnapped son; directed by Mateusz Rakowicz; starring Agnieszka Grochowska (How I Fell in Love with a Gangster)
- Mr. Car & the Knights Templar — adapted from Zbigniew Nienacki‘s much-loved Polish novel; directed by Antoni Nykowski
- Night in the Kindergarten — dark comedy that sees a preschool nativity play turn into a trial of a naughty 5-year-old; directed by Rafał Skalski; starring Matylda Damięcka (The Border), Lena Góra (The King of Warsaw), and Aleksandra Domańska (The Teacher)
- Tonight You Are Sleeping with Me — romantic drama adapted from Anna Szczypczyńska‘s novel Dzisiaj śpisz ze mną; directed by Robert Wichrowski
- Dark Stories — centers on a group of strangers who accidentally drive off in a car with two million zlotys, coming from a bank heist; directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk and Jakub Piątek
- Detective Forst — crime drama based on novels by best-selling Polish author Remigiusz Mroz; directed by Daniel Jaroszek; starring Borys Szyc (Autumn Girl, Into the Night)
- Family Secrets — comedy centering on a medical student and a wealthy plastic surgeon, whose wedding day sees both families realizing that the only things they have in common are secrets and lies; directed by Łukasz Ostalski
- Feedback — a story of internal struggles and redemption, based on a novel by Jakub Żulczyk; directed by Leszek Dawid; starring Arkadiusz Jakubik (The Woods)
- A Girl and an Astronaut — futuristic drama about two F-16 pilots who compete for one girl’s heart as well as for their lifelong dream of going to space; directed by Bartek Prokopowicz; starring Vanessa Aleksander (The Mire), Magdalena Cielecka (Pakt), Andrzej Chyra (Cracow Monsters), and Jędrzej Hycnar (The Border)
- Glitter — takes viewers on a sentimental journey to the colorful Poland of the seventies, showing independent women who live by their own rules and tackle social taboos head-on; directed by Marek Lechki, Anna Kazejak, Julia Kolberger, and Rafał Skalski; starring Wiktoria Filus (The Woods), Matylka Giegżno, and Magdalena Popławska (Prime Time)
- The Green Glove Gang — black comedy which follows the lives of three elusive, noble thieves who hide out in a quiet nursing home; directed by Tadeusz Śliwa
- Infamia (working title) — tells the story of a teenage Romani girl who is balancing between the modern world of teenagers and traditional Roma rules while trying to find herself; directed by Anna Maliszewska and Kuba Czekaj
- Lovzone — drama created about Nina Lewandowska (Cracow Monsters) and Kamila Tarabura (The Thaw) about an aspiring filmmaker on the autism spectrum; directed by Kamila Tarabura and Katarzyna Warzecha
The above titles are in addition to the Netflix Polish romantic comedy The Taming of the Shrewd (Poskromienie zlosnicy) (which premiered today, April 13) and erotic drama 365 Days: This Day (premiering April 27), as well as the upcoming Queen, High Water, and Sexify 2.
Stay tuned for updates.
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