Fuck, it's Biology
dir. Veronica Andersson / Poland / 2019 / 29 min.
Section: New Faces
Director: Veronica Andersson
Screenplay: Veronica Andersson
Cinematography: Piotr Szymański
Editing: Mats Helgesson
Sound: Veronica Andersson (Recordist), Mats Helgesson (Sound Design & Post Production)
Music: Epidemic Sound
Producers: Maciej Ślesicki
Production: Warsaw Film School
World sales: Warsaw Film School
Language: Polish, Swedish, English
Mariusz Tarkawian has had 120 art exhibitions all over the world and yet his parents have not been to any. His girlfriend tries to make her first documentary and hopefully bring the family closer together. "Fuck, it’s Biology" is an intimate portrait of a famous Polish contemporary artist seen through the lens of his Swedish filmmaker girlfriend.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Krakow Film Festival, Bushwick Film Festival, Baltic Independent Film Festival (Audience Award), Ogólnopolskie Spotkania Filmowe KAMERALNE LATO (Academic Jury Award), On Art Film Festival, Przeźrocza Festiwal Filmowy (“Nowe oko” Award), Lubuskie Lato Filmowe, Two Riversides Film and Art Festival, Bytom Film Festival, Lublin Film Festival
Director, screenwriter and actress. She was born in Stockholm, and has acted in Swedish feature films and commercials. A BA graduate of Directing and Multimedia Art from Warsaw Film School. She also studied political science, gender studies and social anthropology at the Faculty of Philosophy at Linköpings Universitet in Sweden, as well as acting at Calle Flygare Theater School in Stockholm. Director of the films “Liberation” and “Wiki”, which has received numerous awards at Polish and international film festivals, including awards for Best Short Film at the YALE Student Film Festival, New Heaven, USA and the Audience Award at the 17th Film Festival in Düsseldorf, Germany.