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The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Michael Showalter, USA 2021, 126’
Polish premiere
Stillwater The French Dispatch

The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look behind the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.  In the 1970s and ‘80s, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park.  Renowned for her message of love, acceptance and prosperity, Tammy Faye became inseparable from her indelible eyelashes, her idiosyncratic singing, and her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life.  However, it wasn’t long before financial improprieties, scheming rivals, and scandal toppled their carefully constructed empire.  

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San Sebastián IFF 2021 – Best Leading Performance (Jessica Chastain)

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Tickets sale starts on 22th October, noon.
Su 14 Nov, 11:45knh 1
Su 14 Nov, 18:30knh 1
closing ceremony and awards gala
Su 14 Nov, 19:00knh 9
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Michael Showalter

Michael Showalter is a director, screenwriter and comedian, born in 1970. His critically-acclaimed romantic comedy The Big Stick won audience awards at SXSW festival and Locarno. Co-creator of the Search Party series, he also collaborated with Netflix on Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and the film The Lovebirds. Showalter is the owner of Semi-Formal Productions. Jessica Chastain won an award at the San Sebastián Festival for her role in his latest film, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, which tells the story of a controversial evangelist.

Filmography

2005 Nieudacznik / The Baxter

2015 Cześć, na imię mam Doris / Hello, My Name Is Doris

2017 I tak cię kocham / The Big Sick

2020 Gołąbeczki / The Lovebirds

2021 Oczy Tammy Faye / The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Cast & Crew

director Michael Showalter
screenplay Abe Sylvia, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato (based on the documentary by)
cinematography Mike Gioulakis
editing Mary Jo Markey, Andrew Weisblum
music Theodore Shapiro
cast Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones, Vincent D'Onofrio, Mark Wystrach
producer Gigi Pritzker, Rachel Shane, Jessica Chastain, Kelly Carmichael
production Fox Searchlight Pictures, Freckle Films, MWM Studios, Searchlight Pictures, Semi-Formal Productions
Polish distributor Disney
language English
coloration colour
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