ZATOCZKA is a live cinema tribute to Krzysztof Komeda, the prolific Polish jazz and film soundtrack composer, first presented by the Polish Film Festival & The Usefulness of Art at Fed Square, Melbourne, Sep 2019. Zatockza was co-directed by Adam Simmons & Jean Poole, and performed by the Adam Simmons Creative Ensemble (with special guests Tony Gould – piano Deborah Kayser – voice, and Luca Brazil on screen). (Scroll down to see music video for ‘Sleep Safe & Warm‘)
“Adam Simmons and Jean Poole have brought their unique takes on jazz and film to create this original cinematic journey. Inspiration has been drawn from a range of Komeda’s evocative and iconic compositions, resulting in this curiously Aussie take on the classic river journey.” – Event flyer.