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Mug 15 rating

The first man in Poland to receive a full face transplant achieves national notoriety, but struggles with his own identity in this ingenious tragicomedy.

Comedy 2017 92 mins

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska

Overview

Jacek (Kosciukiewicz) lives in a small, stuffy town. He loves his dog, his girlfriend Dagmara and heavy metal. After a suffering a terrible accident that completely disfigures his face, Jacek gains unwilling national notoriety when he becomes the first person in Poland to receive a full face transplant. While trying to deal with the trappings of fame, Jacek struggles with his identity as he can longer recognise himself in the mirror.