Directed by Magnus von Horn
Poland | IN PRODUCTION Polish

Sweat recounts three days in the life of fitness motivator Sylwia Zając, whose presence on social media has made her a celebrity. Although she has hundreds of thousands of followers, is surrounded by loyal employees and admired by acquaintances, she is looking for true intimacy.

Director: Magnus von Horn
Production Company: Lava Films

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Magnus von Horn

Magnus von Horn was born in Göteborg and studied at the Łódz´ Film School. He lives in Warsaw. So far, he has directed a few short films, which have won him several awards around the world.

His documentary RADEK has won the Maciej Szumowski Award at the Kraków Film Festival, while his school short film ECHO received many awards, including the Silver Hobby Horse for the best live action short film, the best film award at the Munich International Short Film Festival and the Grand Prix at the Aix-en-Provence Tous Courts Short Film Festival. Echo was also officially selected for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. His diploma short WITHOUT SNOW premiered at the 2011 Locarno International Film Festival.

He has also received the Grand Prix at the Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film and has been nominated for the Swedish Guldbagge Award for best short film. In Poland, he has received the Silver Hobby Horse at the Kraków Film Festival and the Grand Prix in the Young Cinema Competition at the Gdynia Film Festival. He is the co-screenwriter of Anna Kazejak-Dawid’s film The Word.

THE HERE AFTER is his debut feature film.

2015 The Here After, feature
2011 Without Snow, short
2008 Echo, short
2006 Radek, documentary