My Wonderful Wanda

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Film Info
Program:New Releases
Virtual Cinema
Comedy Drama
Women Directors
Social Justice
Release Year:2020
Runtime:111 min
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Zeitgeist Films
Director:Bettina Oberli
Producer:Lukas Hobi
Reto Schaerli
Cinematographer:Judith Kaufmann
Screenwriter:Cooky Ziesche
Bettina Oberli
Editor:Kaya Inan
Composer:Grandbrothers (Erol Sarp & Lukas Vogel)
Principal Cast:Agnieszka Grochowska
Marthe Keller
André Jung
Birgit Minichmayr
Jacob Matschenz
Anatole Taubman
Cezary Pazura
Agata Rzeszewsk
Bruno Rajski
Iwo Rajski



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About the Film

Winner of awards at Tribeca and Vancouver, My Wonderful Wanda is a delightful satire of the haves and the have-nots set against the backdrop of a gorgeous lakeside villa in Switzerland.

At the story’s center is Wanda (Agnieszka Grochowska) a Polish caretaker who has left her own small children in Poland to look after Josef (André Jung) the stroke-ridden patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor dynasty. Wanda is adept in navigating the tricky family dynamics between the two grown (if still childish) offspring and the elegant if controlling matriarch Elsa (an amazing Marthe Keller), along with the sporadic intervention of animals stuffed or alive. But an unexpected turn of events turns everything upside down.

While My Wonderful Wanda exposes present-day realities of class injustice, thanks to writer-director Bettina Oberli’s empathetic lens, it is never less than a very human comedy.

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