The Man with the Magic Box

Poland, Italy, 2017, 103 min.


Bodo Kox


Izabela Igel,
Roman Jarosz


Bodo Kox

Rights Holder

Reel Suspects


Arkadiusz Tomiak, Dominik Danilczyk


Piotr Polak, Olga Bołądź, Sebastian Stankiewicz, Helena Norowicz


Alter Ego Pictures, Vargo Films

In a not so distant dystopian future, Adam moves into an old apartment block and finds himself time-travelling to the 1950’s by listening to a strange radio he discovers in a closet. What starts as a hallucination or dream becomes a politically subversive reality that threatens his 2030 existence.

2017 Gdynia FF (Poland) – Best Music Award
Bodo Kox - 1

Bodo Kox

Born in 1977. Studied Journalism at the University of Wrocław and at the “Studio Prób” at the Wajda’s School. He studies Directing at the Łódź Film School. One of the most important and expressive authors of the Polish independent cinema. THE GIRL FROM THE WARDROBE (2013), his professional cinema debut, was selecte
for the East of the West Competition in Karlovy Vary IFF. The film gained critics enthusiastic appreciation and many festival awards (Rome IFF -Best Debut, Cottbus - Best Debut, Budapest IFF - Best Film).

Selected filmography

2017 The Man with the Magic Box

2013 The Girl from the Wardrobe