I NEVER CRY On Demand Now

A bittersweet coming-of-age drama that explores the complications of family bonds and the cost of separation.

[A] moving drama, filled with black humour and empathy, that would make Ken Loach proud.”— Cineuropa

A moving, raw, and beautifully paced film…with a gritty, true-to-life tone that digs deep into the personal experiences of its young female protagonist.” — amplifyfilm.uk

Writer-director Piotr Domalewski’s (Silent Night) dark comedy has won acclaim and numerous awards in his native Poland. A Polish-Irish co-production, I Never Cry explores the cruelly ubiquitous loss of a parent through the eyes of a young woman, and prompts the viewer to reconsider their role in the lives of others.

Ola (Zofia Stafiej), a rebellious teenager from a small city, sets off to a foreign country on her own. It will turn out to be the trip of her lifetime, a trip into the unknown, on which she will try to reconnect with her estranged father. In Ireland, she will come to know a different world and meet people who will change her approach to life.

Inspired by films such as Manchester By The Sea and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and set-in modern-day Poland and Ireland, I Never Cry is a piercing, realistic look at the difficulties faced by families separated by emigration, told against the backdrop of the life of Polish workers abroad.

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I Never Cry has previously screened at the following venues:

London; Curzon Bloomsbury; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

London; BFI Southbank; 23 July 2021 (4 Days)

London; Arthouse, Crouch End; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

London; Watermans, Brentford; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

London; Catford Mews, Catford; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

Dublin; Irish Film Institute (IFI); 23 July 2021 (14 Days)

Dublin; Light House Cinema; 23 July 2021 (14 Days)

Manchester; Home; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

Lewes; Depot; 23 July 2021 (7 Days)

Belfast; Movie House Yorkgate; Belfast; 23 July 2021 (14 Days)

Reading; Reading Biscuit Factory; 30 July 2021 (7 Days)

Sheffield; Showroom; 30 July 2021 (7 Days)

Glasgow; Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT); 2-5 August 2021 (4 Days)

Edinburgh; Filmhouse; 6 August 2021 (7 Days)

Aberdeen; Belmont Filmhouse; 6 August 2021 (7 Days)

Leeds; Pyramid Theatre, Leeds University Union; 12 August 2021 (1 Day)

Haverhill; Haverhill Town Hall Arts Centre; 18 August 2021 (1 Day)

Hebden Bridge; Hebden Bridge Picture House; 22 August 2021 (1 Day)

Saffron Walden; Saffron Screen; 22 August 2021 (1 Day)

Fort William; Highland Cinema; 23 August 2021 (1 Day)

Northampton; Northampton Filmhouse; 20 & 23 August 2021 (2 Days)

Melton Mowbray; Regal Melton Mowbray; 24-26 August 2021 (2 Days)

Colchester; Firstsite; 26 August 2021 (1 Day)

Bracknell, South Hill Park; 15 & 16 September 2021 (2 Days)

Hay-On-Wye; Richard Booth’s Bookshop; 16-18 September 2021 (3 Days)

Limerick; Belltable Arts Centre (Polish Arts Festival); 18 September 2021 (1 Day)

Navan, Co. Meath; Solstice Arts Centre; 29 September 2021 (1 Day)

Bray, Co. Wicklow; Mermaid Arts Centre; 4 October 2021 (1 Day)

Reading; Reading Film Theatre; 21 October 2021 (1 Day)

Wareham; Rex Cinema (Purbeck Film Festival); 28 October 2021 (1 Day)

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