Chopin - Pragnienie miłości / Chopin - Desire for Love is about the tumultuous relationship between Frederic Chopin and George Sand, a relationship in which Sand's children, Solange and Maurice, also played an important part.
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We wanted to tell this story of Chopin and draw on our own feelings in doing so, said the film's co-writer and director Jerzy Antczak at a press conference. "We wanted to uncover the intimate emotional realms of the brilliant pianist and composer, realms which he hid from all the world.
- Chopin - Pragnienie miłości / Chopin - Desire for Love, Poland 2002. Screenplay by Jadwiga Barańska and Jerzy Antczak; directed by Jerzy Antczak in cooperation with Jadwiga Barańska; cinematography by Edward Kłosiński; production design by Andrzej Przedworski; costumes by Magdalena Teslawska-Biernawska and Paweł Grabarczyk; interiors by Albina Barańska and Anna Rzadkowska; edited by Ewa Romanowska-Różewicz; sound by Nikodem Wołk-Łaniewski. Featuring: Piotr Adamczyk (Chopin), Danuta Stenka (Sand), Adam Woronowicz (Maurice), Bożena Stachura (Solange), Janusz Gajos, Piotr Fronczewski, Krzysztof Majchrzak, Wojciech Duryasz, Anna Radwan, Agnieszka Sitek, Anna Korcz, and others.
Chopin's music is an integral part of the film. Cinema premiere: March 1, 2002.