Poland, Spain | 2012
Lasting is an emotional love story about Micha┼é and Karina, a pair of Polish students who meet and fall in love with each other while working summer jobs in Spain. An unexpected nightmare brutally breaks into their carefree time in the heavenly landscape and throws their lives into chaos.
written and directed by Jacek Borcuch
An aching look at first love in peril, Jacek Borcuch's Lasting shows viewers just enough of its protagonists' bliss to make us brokenhearted at the prospect of its premature end. Fine-tuned on every level, it's unshowy but should generate strong enough word-of-mouth to succeed at the arthouse. / John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter
The passions of young love and what happens when something dramatic and awful threatens to tear that love apart is at the core of Jacek Borcuch's beautifully shot and engagingly performed Lasting... / Mark Adams, Screen Internationa