“Sweat” by Magnus von Horn has been officially selected for Cannes 2020. Despite the festival not taking place as usual, the event published a list of contenders, which would have been presented on the Croisette in 2020. “Sweat” is one of these titles.
It’s a great success of the director-producer duo of graduates and lectures of Łódź Film School. Mariusz Włodarski is the producer of the film. Magnus von Horn wrote and directed the movie, which was developed as part of the Torino Film Laband ACE27. Part of the film was shot in Łódź. The film was produced by Łódź-based Lava Films. Coproducers include Zentropa Sweden, Film i Vast, ITI Neovision S.A., EC1 Łódź – The City of Culture, DI Factory and Opus Film.
“Sweat” recounts three days in the life of fitness motivator SylwiaZając, 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.