Sam Garbarski

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Middle-aged Maggie must find a way to get enough money for her grandson’s lifesaving medical treatment and lift the dwindling hopes of her only son Tom and his wife Sarah. Desperation leads the respectable, middle-class widow to work as a hostess in a (...)


IRINA PALM is Sam Garbarski’s second feature film. His directorial debut, THE RASHEVSKI TANGO, was presented in numerous festivals and won the Jerusalem Municipality Prize at the 2004 Jerusalem Film Festival. Sam is also the director of three short films, LA DINDE (1999), LA VIE, LA MORT ET LE FOOT (2000) and JOYEUX NOËL, RACHID (2000), which all have enjoyed successful careers on the international festival circuit and on televison. Born in Germany in 1948, Sam lives in Brussels and has Belgian citizenship. After over 20 years of heading his own advertising agency, Sam turned to directing commercials in 1997. He directed more than 50 commercials, many of them award-winners in Cannes, New York and London.