What is reality? A picture? A memory? We see here, photographed on a silver emulsion, Pola Negri and a partner in a black and white movie of Polas Hollywood time. But this photo was shot in 2017, it shows Michalina Olszańska and Charles Jodoin-Keaton. The one is our Polish actress playing Pola, the other our … More More Magic
At night, we shot a scene which shows Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) in summer 1919 at the German-Polish border. This scene shows Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) on her way to the train station. A few small corrections by the props department. Showrunner Jan Peter and Michalina Olszańska are discussing the upcoming scene. This was one … More Last Days of Shooting: Night Time in Fond de Gras
Shooting in Belgium. At the end of the week, we were shooting in the castle of Louvignies, that was transformed into various settings: a villa in Hollywood, a guesthouse in Berlin, a hotel room at the “Adlon” or a Jewish apartment in Vienna. Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) and her film agent (Gotthard Lange).
In an old cinema in Péruwelz. We shot a movie premiere with Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) and Ernst Lubitsch (Roland Bonjour), that took place in 1918 in the Union Theatre in Berlin. For this scene co-director Frédéric Goupil slipped into the role of the pianist. A phantastic place! Showrunner Jan Peter explains the next scene.