Language
Multiple languages, Dutch, English, German
Publisher
Twin Pics, [2015]
1 dvd-video
Playing time
84 min.
Note
Afwisselend Nederlands, Duits en Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
5051083091633 5051083117265 5051083094979

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Sacha Polak

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Sacha Polak (born 1982) is a Dutch film director.

Career

In 2012 Polak's feature film debut Hemel played at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. Additionally her short Brother and her step-mother Meral Uslu's film on which she was a script supervisor, all played at the festival as well.

In 2014 Polak was initially going to direct the film Vita & Virginia about the love-affair between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West but was she replaced by Chanya Button.

In 2015 Polak's second film Zurich played at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Polak's next feature film was the movie Dirty God about a woman who sustained facial burns after an acid attack by her ex-partner. This film won her the Golden Calf award for best direction at the 2019 Netherlands Film Festival. The lead actress in the film, Vicky Knight, won a BAFTA Breakthrough Brits award for new talent …Read more on Wikipedia