Netflix’s ‘Fanfic’ (originally titled ‘Fanfik’) is a Polish coming-of-age drama movie that revolves around two high school students who develop a deep and meaningful connection with each other in the high school where they feel like they don’t belong. As time passes and they spend more time together navigating their school life, the two students realize the challenges of discovering their deepest wants, which would further help them discover their most authentic selves.
Co-written and directed by Marta Karwowska, the drama movie features several talented Polish actors, including Alin Szewczyk, Jan Cięciara, Dobromir Dymecki, Wiktoria Kruszczyńska, Maja Szopa, and Agnieszka Rajda. Most of the drama unfolds in the two protagonists’ high school and residences as they go about their day-to-day lives. Due to the ever so changing backdrop in the movie, you must be wondering where ‘Fanfic’ was filmed. In that case, we have got you covered!
Fanfic Filming Locations
‘Fanfic’ was filmed entirely in Poland, especially in Kazimierz Dolny and seemingly in Żoliborz. According to reports, principal photography for the drama movie seemingly took place around April 2022. Officially known as the Republic of Poland, it is known for its diverse landscape, water bodies, and ecosystems, making it a suitable filming site for different productions, including ‘Fanfic.’ Now, let’s not waste time and dive right into all the specific locations that feature in the Netflix movie!
Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
The historic town of Kazimierz Dolny is one of the primary production locations that appear in the drama movie. During the shooting schedule, the cast and crew members of ‘Fanfic’ were spotted lensing several interior and exterior scenes against suitable backdrops. Located in Puławy County, Lublin Voivodeship, Kazimierz Dolny is home to various points of interest that might have been featured in the Polish movie. Some notable ones are the Parish church of St Bartholomew and John the Baptist, Kazimierz Dolny Castle, and Defensive Tower.
The filming unit of ‘Fanfic’ seemingly set up camp in Żoliborz as they made the most of its locales to shoot some of the pivotal sequences for the movie. Situated directly north of the City Centre on the Vistula River’s left bank, Żoliborz consists of several religious sites, monuments, and memorials. Some are the Monastery and School of Sisters of the Resurrection, the Polish 1st Armoured Division Monument at Inwalidów Square, and the Memorial stone devoted to Jacek Kuroń in Stefan Żeromski Park.
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