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Sci-fi Thriller The Man with the Magic Box Takes Place in the Past and the Future this April 4th

The Man in the Magic Box is an indie, foregin film. Shot in Warsaw, Poland, this title completed a film festival run in 2017. Now, this sci-fi drama is set to show in the U.S., via Artsploitation Films. The Man with the Magic Box takes place in the future. When the protagonist discovers an old radio from the 1950s, he begins to remember his past life. This film will release next month. And, the film is from director Bodo Kox. Olga Boladz ("Botoks"), Piotr Polak and Sebastian Stankiewicz centrally star. A preview of the film's upcoming release is hosted here. The trailer shows some of the film's time-shifting. The main character is sometimes in 2030 Poland. Then, he is back in the 1950s. These two timelines collide as this part-time janitor, finds love in a tumultuous time. Artsploitation Films will make this film available on April 4th. On this date, The Man with the Magic Box
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Poland's Box Office Booming Amid New Shooting Incentive

Poland's Box Office Booming Amid New Shooting Incentive
The Polish film industry is having a moment.

Back home, the box office for local-language movies is booming. Polish audiences are packing cinemas for action thrillers like Wladyslaw Pasikowski’s Pitbull: Last Dog ($14 million local gross) or Patryk Vega’s Botoks ($13.3 million) and rom-coms with titles like Pretend Fiance ($6.3 million) and Taxing Love ($6 million).

On the art house side, Polish cinema is arguably stronger than it’s been in a generation, thanks to the likes of Pawel Pawlikowski, who directed the 2015 Oscar foreign-language winner Ida and followed up this year with awards-season favorite Cold War, which earned him ...
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