2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘The Taming of the Shrewd’

The Taming of the Shrewd Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

The Taming of the Shrewd soundtrack includes music by Morcheeba, Sławomir Zapała and Ignacy Zalewski. This info article contains spoilers for Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

The Taming of the Shrewd stars Magdalena Lamparska as Kaska, a bee expert who leaves Chicago for her native Polish village. Mikolaj Roznerski co-stars as Patryk, a wanderer from Warsaw who tries to prevent Kaska from interrupting her brother’s real estate deal. The storyline follows various people in Zakopane, Poland as they attempt to one-up each other. Composer Ignacy Zalewski (Teatr Polskiego Radia) scored the 112-minute film; music supervisor Anna Malarowska (Tatuskowie) handled the featured tunes. Here’s every song in The Taming of the Shrewd, otherwise known as Poskromienie zlosnicy.

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The Taming of the Shrewd Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Taming of the Shrewd Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

  • “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” by Morcheeba (00:00:00): The Taming of the Shrewd soundtrack song scores a Chicago cityscape sequence. The camera roams above Lake Michigan as the opening credits roll. “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” continues during a montage as Kaska leaves a voicemail message for her boyfriend, Bob (Martin Budny). The Taming of the Shrewd soundtrack song fades as the protagonist arrives at an office building. Kaska discovers Bob cheating and decides to move back to Poland.
  • “We Love Zakopane (Miłość e Zakopanem)” by Sławomir Zapała (01:44:00): Various characters celebrate the union of Jagoda (Elzbieta Trzaskos) and Frankek (Jan Kardasinski). Wacus (Piotr Cyrwus) jokes with Jedrus (Tomasz Sapryk) and gives him a kiss on the neck, with the moment suggesting that the bickering locals could be more than just friends. The Taming of the Shrewd soundtrack song fades as Kaska dances with Patryk.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.