F*cking Bornholm (2022) Kinoteka 2023 Movie Review


F*cking Bornholm – Kinoteka 2023 Movie Review

Director: Anna Kazejak

Writer: Filip K Kasperaszek, Anna Kazejak (Screenplay)


  • Agnieszka Grochowska (Child 44)
  • Maciej Stuhr (Aftermath)
  • Grzegorz Damiecki
  • Jamina Polak
  • Borys Bartlomiejczyk

Plot: A group of friends with their children go on a traditional long weekend trip on the Danish island of Bornholm. An incident between children will trigger a wave of crisis in their relationships.

Runtime: 1 Hour 39 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: F*cking Bornholm starts when couples, Maja (Grochowska), Hubert (Stuhr) and Dawid (Damiecki), Nina (Polak) head on a family vacation with their children. They have headed to the Danish Island Bornholm, a place that brings families from around Europe.

However, the holiday takes a disturbing turn when the children are involved in an incident. Maja wants answers about what happened, while it is left in the position of two potential stories. The families find their friendship tests in the aftermath, as they are left to ponder the truth.

Verdict on F*cking Bornholm

F*cking Bornholm is a drama following a family holiday that spirals out of control. It sees an incident happen and everybody getting torn between what to believe or not. As the secrets of the adults get exposed through the night.

This is a drama that gets to show how a family dynamic can fall apart suddenly. However, it shows how they can hold things together for the most important part, the children. There is an interesting family change, however, it doesn’t seem to get to the bottom of the biggest incident. We get strong performances from the whole cast throughout the film.

Where to Watch: F*cking Bornholm will be showing at Kinoteka Polish Film Festival 2023 takes place in venues across London on 11th March. You can get tickets here.

Final Thoughts F*cking Bornholm is a strong family dynamic filled drama.

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