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Keep Away from the Window

Directed by Jan Jakub Kolski

Poland | 104 minutes | 2000

Polish with English subtitles

Nominated for 8 Polish Film Awards, Keep Away from the Window is set in a town in Nazi-occupied Poland and centers around a once happy marriage that begins to fall apart when a couple finds out that they cannot have children. A Jewish girl hiding in the couple’s house becomes pregnant with the husband’s child. The couple tries to pass the baby off as their own, setting all the characters onto a complex and dangerous journey. Based on the story “That Girl From Hamburg” by Hanna Krall, Keep Away from the Window delicately balances a complex private drama with the backdrop of a larger tragedy.
Foreign Title Daleko Od Okna
Director Jan Jakub Kolski
Countries of Production Poland
Year of Presentation 2000
Language(s) Polish with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 104 minutes
Principal Cast Dorota Landowska, Dominika Ostalowska, Bartosz Opania

Nominated for 8 Polish Film Awards (Polish Oscars)

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