Four Nights with Anna

Four Nights with Anna is a 2008 drama film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. It stars Artur Steranko and Kinga Preis. It tells the story of a man who visits a woman in her sleep. The film had its world premiere as the opening film of the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival on 15 May 2008. It was released in Poland on 12 September 2008, and in France on 5 November 2008.


A middle-aged man Leon lives in a small town in Poland. He works in the crematorium at the local hospital. Anna works as a nurse at the same hospital. Previously, he witnessed Anna being raped, but he was wrongfully accused and jailed for the crime. While Anna is asleep, Leon breaks into her apartment. During each of his visits, he leaves several traces of his presence by fixing a broken clock, sewing buttons on her clothes, painting her toenails, and bringing flowers and a ring.