Agata Buzek

Shooting »HIGH LIFE«

Agata Buzek

Shooting »HIGH LIFE«

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Agata Buzek is in the cast of the sci-fi adventure »HIGH LIFE«, written directed by Claire Denis.

It is Denis’ first English language film. Apart from Denis, her long-time collaborator Jean-Pol Fargeau and novelist Nick Laird co-wrote the screenplay for the film. The film stars Robert Pattinson, Patricia Arquette, and Mia Goth in lead roles. The cast has added Juliette Binoche, Lars Eidinger and Ewan Mitchell.

The film focuses on a group of criminals who are tricked into believing they will be freed if they participate in a mission to travel on a spaceship towards a black hole to find an alternate energy source while being sexually experimented on by the scientists on board.

Principal photography will take place in Cologne, Germany. Denis has tapped visual artist Olafur Eliasson to design of the black hole. The original score and sound design comes from her long-time musical collaborator, Stuart Staples. Scientific expertise has been provided by the astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau, as well as the European Space Agency.

 


Agata Buzek

Agata Buzek was born in Gliwice, Poland and trained at the Theatre Academy in Warsaw. Since her film debut in LA BALLATA DEI LAVAVETRI (Peter del Monte, Italy, 1998), she has worked in many international co- productions including LIBRE CIRCULATION (Jean-Marc Moutout, 2002), VALERIE (Birgit Möller, 2007) as well as in films with renowned directors including: THE HIDDEN TREASURE (Skarby Ukryte, Krysztof Zanussi, 2000); THE REVENGE (Zemsta, Andrzej Wajda, 2002) for which Agata was nominated as Best Supporting Actress at the Polish Film Awards; NIGHTWATCHING (Peter Greenaway, 2007) and WITHIN THE WHILRWIND (Marleen Gorris, 2008). For her performance in Borys Lankosz’s REVERSE (Poland’s national submission for the 2010 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film), Agata received a Best Actress award at the 34th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia and she was named as Berlinale Shooting Star 2010 for Poland. In 2012 Agata was co-starring alongside Jason Statham in HUMMINGBIRD.

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