10 YEARS TO NASHVILLE

POLISH TITLE: 10 LAT DO NASHVILLE

She works as a cleaner at a railway station in Katowice. He is a concessionaire of a railway station toilet. She dreams of a trip to the world’s biggest festival of country music in Nashville and singing for the audience there; he wants to see the Statue of Liberty. After saving the right amount of money together they decide to fulfil their dreams; they are not deterred by the fact that they hardly know the language. It is a warm story, full of humour and music, about pursuing your dreams.

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Polska
RUNNING TIME:
38'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Katarzyna Trzaska
SCRIPT:
Katarzyna Trzaska
DOP:
Patryk Jordanowicz, Piotr Rosołowski, Tomasz Głowacki
EDITOR:
Tymek Wiskirski
PRODUCTION:
Trygon Film, KPS Studio Filmowe

Katarzyna Trzaska »

A director, script writer, producer at ZYGIZAGA. Katarzyna Trzaska’s documentary debut after studying at the Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Department of Film and Television in Katowice, in Poland: “10 Years to Nashville” was shown at 14 festivals in Poland and abroad and received numerous awards, among them nomination for the best Polish independent documentary film of the year 2010. She writes scripts for television (TV detective series “Destiny” for Polsat station), and is a member of Polish Filmmakers Association.
Recently she has finished her second documentary film titled “Maximum Pleasure”, co-produced by ZYGIZAGA with Polish National Television. The film will premiere at Vision du Reel Film Festival in Nyon in Switzerland. Currently, she is working on a Polish-German documentary film “Birdwatching” telling a story of a pack of friends – German ecology activists from Berlin spending their holidays in the unspoilt area of Biebrza National Park in Poland, which gives them insight into mentality of Polish farmers and their attitude towards nature.
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