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The Art of Loving. Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)

Sztuka kochania. Historia Michaliny Wislockiej (original title)
Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.

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Maria Sadowska

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Blazej Dzikowski (associate writer), Dominika Hilszczanska (associate writer) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tomasz Kot ... Zbigniew Religa / Journalist
Piotr Adamczyk ... Stach Wislocki
Borys Szyc ... Krystian, Head of the publishing house
Karolina Gruszka ... Patient Karolina Siwicka
Magdalena Boczarska ... Michalina Wislocka
Arkadiusz Jakubik ... Eugeniusz, Official of the Central Committee
Danuta Stenka ... General's wife
Artur Barcis ... Censor
Justyna Wasilewska ... Wanda
Kamila Kaminska ... Abortion Woman
Eryk Lubos ... Jurek
Maksymilian Balcerowski Maksymilian Balcerowski ... Krzys Wislocki (age 9)
Katarzyna Kwiatkowska ... Editor in chief of women's magazine
Dorota Kolak ... Mother of Michalina
Iwona Bielska ... Mother of Stach
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Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.

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Country:

Poland

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Polish | German

Release Date:

27 January 2017 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Art of Love: The Story of Michalina Wislocka See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Soundtracks

Kwiaty we wlosach
Music by Mateusz Swiecicki & Krzysztof Klenczon
Lyrics by Janusz Kondratowicz
Performed by Czerwone Gitary
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The Revolution and Female Orgasm
10 February 2019 | by mazzobrSee all my reviews

This film brings a half-century of Poland history through the eyes of a doctor. The movie timing is not linear whats brings a screenplay freshness through the characters lives. The main one, doctor Michaliny Wislockiej spent her life trying to publish a book on female orgasm. For doing so, she received a lot of support from her female patients to publish it. But, the power relations between the church and the communist regime in Poland prevented the book to be released and the empowering of such a revolutionary doctor. The screenplay shows two separated and interconnected stories. The first one is about how to release a book on female sexual pleasure in the Eastern country communist regime. The second one tells us about the loves stories and sexual adventures where Michaliny was the protagonist. As she said in the book opening: "A blind can´t write about colors". Great film!


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