After 45 years of an abusive marriage, Jola decides to divorce her violent husband and start life anew. This candid and effortlessly entertaining documentary follows the charismatic and outspoken 69 year old as she reinvents herself and rediscovers the world. And when she meets the charming Wojtek at a dance class, the stage is set for a romance between two people in the prime of their lives. LESSONS OF LOVE is an uplifting film filled with moments of beauty, sadness, humour and wisdom, which prove that it’s never too late to find love.
Festival Guest (Q&A): Kasia Mateja (director)
This film can be streamed on BIFF+ 13–31 October 2020. Limited amount of rentals on BIFF+.
Małgorzata Goliszewska, Katarzyna Mateja
Małgorzata Goliszewska (Poland), Katarzyna Mateja (Poland). Goliszewska’s filmography: EIGHTEEN (2014), TWIN SISTERS (2013), HAPINESS (2013), I'LL CALL YOU WHEN I GET THERE (2013). Mateja’s filmography: SILENCE ON THE WAY TO REINDEER PEOPLE (2012)