Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘Chemo’

“Whenever you do something new, you learn something about yourself,” says the protagonist of Polish lenser-turned-helmer Bartek Prokopowicz’s gutsy debut feature “Chemo,” promising viewers a world of self-discovery in the process: No one’s ever seen a terminal disease meller quite like this one, after all. Careering recklessly in form and tone from magical-realist romantic comedy to abrasive domestic drama to four-handkerchief weeper, this story of a young couple trying to start a family in the shadow of a cancer diagnosis inevitably falters in a couple of its guises, but lands the crucial emotional body blow thanks to its

Article source: http://variety.com/2015/film/festivals/chemo-review-1201534261/

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