Mask: film 2010

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Directed by Brothers Quay
Produced by Se-ma-for Studio, Polish Cultural Institute in London, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Estrada Poznańska and Polish Film Institute
Written by Stanislaw Lem
Screenplay by Brothers Quay
Based on The Mask by
Stanislaw Lem
Narrated by Magdalena Cielecka
Music by Krzysztof Penderecki
Editing by Janusz Czubak
Studio Se-ma-for Studios
Release date(s) June 22, 2010 (2010-June-22) (Edinburgh Film Festival)
Running time 25
Country Poland
Language Polish

"Maska" ("Mask") is the latest animated film of Quay brothers, directors and puppet animators, with the music composed by Krzysztof Penderecki. The screenplay is the adaptation of Stanisław Lem's novel of the same title. The action of "Maska" is set in a technologically developed but, at the same time, feudal world. Beautiful Duenna was created in order to carry out certain mission. However, she will be forced to choose between accomplishing the task she was created for and love.