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Year: 2018
Original Title: Twarz
Length: 91 minutes
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Distributor: Bulldog Film Distribution
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over

Release Dates

United Kingdom: December 07 2018


Ranking: 320 out of 15,801 movies (up 268)


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In western Poland, Jacek (Mateusz Kosciukiewicz), a heavy metal lover who is in love of her fiancee Dagmara (Malgorzata Gorol), is a person whose family sees as a funny nerd; works as a constructor. While he is working in the, so call, biggest statue of Jesus Christ of the entire world, he suffers an accident. Luckily he survives, but his face ends up completely deformed, so he is requiring a facial surgery making him the first person to get this kind of surgery in his country. The operation is a success but this will change his life completely, even his mother will deny he is the same person, saying he is being possessed by the man who used to have the face that was transplanted into his son.


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Throughout 'Mug', the images appear sharp in the middle, diffused at the edges, the focus mimicking the limits of a human eye. "What we wanted to do is a kind of deformation of the world; he's deformed, and the world around him is deformed," director Malgorzata Szumowska said of the film's unusual lensing, which she conceptualized with cinematographer and co-writer Michal Englert. [Variety]