Cannes 2011: Trailer For Urszula Antoniak’s ‘Code Blue’
A trailer has been released for Code Blue, the second film by director Urszula Antoniak (Nothing Personal). The film was selected for the Cannes Film Festival as part of the Director’s Fortnight section. Urszula Antoniak’s first film, Nothing Personal, won prizes at the Locarno and Seville film festivals and won four Golden Calf prizes during the Netherlands Film Festival in 2009.
The film was produced by IDTV Film and Family Affair Films, in co-production with VPRO and Zentropa. Wild Bunch will release the film in cinemas on 8 September.
Here is how the programmers from Cannes describe the film:
Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer, by helping the gravely ill to the soothing order of ultimate silence. When she gets linked to a neighbor in an act of common voyeurism, she becomes fascinated by him. Faced with the fragility of these newfound emotions, Marian surrenders to her human needs…