distribution and film production
Through various partnerships in Europe and the United States, Sonovision can provide filmmakers with numerous distribution and film production possibilities. In Poland our company is comprised of three very specialized subsidiaries, each renowned in their field - Television Distribution, Theatrical Distribution, and Film Production. We are constantly growing and looking for new partners and content for either Poland or an international market. We believe that the best results are gained thanks to co-operations and partnerships.
(BIOGRAPHY, DRAMA, THRILLER) (2017)
June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. Behind the iconic figure and rousing speeches: a man who has faced political ridicule, military failure and a speech impediment. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality – fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny. Exhausted by years of war and plagued by depression, Churchill is a shadow of the hero who has resisted Hitler’s Blitzkrieg. Should the D-Day landings fail, he is terrified he’ll be remembered as an architect of carnage. Political opponents sharpen their knives. General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery are increasingly frustrated by Churchill’s attempts to stop the invasion. King George VI must intervene. Only the support of Churchill’s brilliant, yet exasperated wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister’s physical and mental collapse. The untold story of Britain’s most celebrated leader, uncovering the true nature of Churchill’s herculean war-time status and his vital relationship with “Clemmie” – his backbone and total confidant…the love that inspired him to greatness.
(BIOGRAPHY, DRAMA, THRILLER) (2017)
(WAR, DRAMA, HISTORY) (2016)
Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive.
WOLYN (AKA HATRED)
(WAR, DRAMA, HISTORY) (2016)
A murder of a convict held in custody seems to be connected with dark and mysterious events from two years back.
Multifaceted story about youth, decountrifying and attitude. Life snapshots of 4 characters which alternating fates are portraying a world of noncommittal, dynamic relations. There are shown different "tendernesses" toward life challenges.
We present the history re-enactors, the people who are willing to take risks, the men and the women who take up the roles of warriors, chariot-riders and gladiators, to experience their fear and excitement. The history enthusiasts who, with their own hands, make historical clothing and armour, fight against one another, and present us with real, living history. Both the Roman Empire and the history of the barbarian cultures are equally inspiring to these history explorers. The first episodes tell the stories of gladiators and chariots.
In AD 80, after 12 years of strenuous construction work according to the will of Emperor Domitian, Rome witnesses the completion of the greatest death arena - the Coliseum! The invincible master of Capua has once again defeated the gladiators of the Roman Imperial School of Rome. The Coliseum welcomes another group of fierce warriors - Ahen's gladiators! Rich Cassius holds a reception in his villa before his summer trip to the Adriatic Sea. The main attractions during the feast are the fights of the gladiators who will feature in the autumn games. One of the guests, Senator Marcius, challenges Cassius by announcing that he is going to train champions who will be able to defeat any of his gladiators. They make a bet, putting down a fortune.
SQUADRON 303 tells a story about the fate of Polish pilots in Great Britain during WW II – and most of all about the famous 303 Squadron. It is based on facts and stories told by deceased people who were involved in those events, thus showing real characters and events, which are true to the history of Polish participation in the victorious defense of Europe against Hitler invaders.
The story begins on Louis Drax's 9th birthday, when a lifetime of curious mishaps culminates in the boy's near-fatal fall. Desperate to reveal the strange circumstances behind the young boy's accident and dark coincidences that have plagued his entire life, Dr. Allan Pascal (Dornan) is drawn into a thrilling mystery that explores the nature of the sixth sense, testing the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX
(MYSTERY / THRILLER) (2016)
Based on Archive Footage unavailable through public archives, this film is a compilation of previously unreleased films and photographs documening life in Warsaw under Nazi Siege in September 1939. The title figure was a real person: Julien Bryan, arriving at the destroyed train station on September 4, 1939. Footage by Bryan shows the way German propaganda was trying to mislead the world and divert it’s attention from crimes committed on civilians in Poland.The footage is narrated using Bryan’s own commentary; no toher commentary or interpretation is presented in the film. In December 1939, photographs by Julien Bryan were printed on the covers of American Magaiznes „Look” and „Life”.
Edward Środoń, an unemployed zootechnician from Mosty with a dark past and a growing drinking problem, tries to start over with a clean slate. He sets out to the Bieszczady Mountains to take up a job there at the local State Agricultural Farm. A twist of events makes him stop over for the night at the house of the Dziabas family. The initial feelings of mutual distrust between the guest and his hosts are softened with consecutive rounds of moonshine. Środoń slowly learns more about the family and its own problems. The unfolding story is intertwined with a parallel one which sees Środoń four years later, during martial law in Poland, taking part in a reenactment of the events that took place at the Dziabas house during his visit. The reenactment is led by Lieutenant Mróz from the Civic Militia who is slowly unveiling the truth about what happened four years before, at the same time being troubled by ghosts of his own past.
THE DARK HOUSE
A policewoman from a provincial town precinct becomes involved in an investigation full of secrets, which will forever change her life. A realistic film about crime, the search for the truth, and desperate call for justice.
Ian (Joshua Leonard) is a young handsome lawyer, working in a prestigous law firm in Los Angeles, who doesn’t have any problems with getting girls; life is one big party. Joanna(Agnieszka Grochowska) is studying in Warsaw and for vacation goes to Los Angeles to work as a waitress, where she meets Ian and spend the night together. During a visit in Warsaw Ian realizes that Joanna (Agnieszka Grochowska) means more to him than he thought. However, when Joanna accidentally hears him talking with his girlfriend in California she throws him out of the house, forcing him to go back to LA, where it turns out that he completely neglected work and as a result gets fired. Now, he has financial problesm, the FBI is investigating him... and in the meantime Joanna has a accident. The accident itself is not that serious but treatment will cost a lot. Joanna’s father decides to call Ian, who for the first time doesn’t have money, but promises to help. He once again gets on a plane and flies to Warsaw. Will he win back Joanna’s love?
Jerzy is a writer and a chronic alcoholic. We meet him at the point when he believes that he can beat his addiction. Him and her in bed. Somebody says "I love you". It seems that there is a reason and someone to live for... But when once she's gone and he's alone in a taxi, Jerzy can't stop himself any longer. He has a quick one at The Mighty Angel and then goes to an all-night shop and starts drinking heavily. And then foam, convulsions, vomiting. Jerzy ends up in intensive care. We meet the hospital staff and other alcoholics in the isolated ward. Part of the treatment is reading previously written stories from the times when the patients were drinking. There's an array of characters here: a lorry driver, a director, a pharmacist, some dossers too, a student and a policeman... there are no exceptions because anyone can be trapped in addiction. There are many amusing and authentic life stories (who has never laughed at a drunkard?) but there are also some terrifying ones...
THE MIGHTY ANGEL
A wealthy small-town wiseguy organizes a wedding party for his daughter. As the party begins, unexpected events start to occur and disturb the party for the hosts and guests alike.
It’s September 1st, 1939. German battleship Schleswig-Holstein marks the start of World War II by firing on the garrison stationed at the Westerplatte peninsula in Poland. At the other end about 200 Polish soldiers heroically mantain theri military foohold at the banks of Westerplatte and wthin hours it became apparent that countless armored Nazi divisions were invading Poland. Yet for 7 days they manitained their increasingly suicidal foothold – „1939 Westerplatte” is a war drama of the fight of two commanders and their men. A heroic struggle between opposing veiws on bravery – to fight to the last soldier or to save your men and surrender under overwhelming odds.
Heroes of Westerplatte 1939
Seven friends, officers of the Warsaw’s traffic police department, are leading seemingly fulfilled lives. They work together, party together, together they play jokes, cut small deals and sport fast cars. Their small world gets rocked when one of them is found murdered. Sergeant Król becomes a chief suspect in the case. He manages to escape arrest and as a fugitive tries to prove his innocence. Slowly he begins to uncover a corruption scheme which points towards high circles of authority in police and politics.
Our company has many years experience in producing TV productions as well as cooperating in Feature Film productions. We have our own film crew in Poland, which is fully capable of creating a TV production from a basic idea, to a pilot and in the end to a final production.
Berlin (EFM), 9-17 February 2017
Marche du film: 17-26 May 2017
AFM 1-8 November 2017
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