Poland 2009 / 76’
director: Piotr Dumała
screenplay: Piotr Dumała
cinematography: Adam Sikora
editing: Katarzyna Maciejko-Kowalczyk, Beata Liszewska
music: Paweł Szymański
cast: Stanisław Brudny, Mariusz Bonaszewski
producer: Krzysztof Kopczyński, Bożena Krakówka
production: Eureka Media, Andersa Street Art And Media, Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej, The Chomney Pot, Instytucja Filmowa "Silesia-Film"
awards: Gdynia PFF 2009 - Special Prize of the Jury, Cuenca IFF 2009 - Best Cinematography Prize for Adam Sikora, Łagów FF 2010 - Foundation of Polish-German Cooperation Prize
polish distributor: Stowarzyszenie Nowe Horyzonty
release date: 5.02.2010
A film with actors and animated elements. An elderly, ill father and a son who takes care of him. Everyday nursing, difficulties with eating, fragments of conversations. And parallel sequences of them travelling through a forest together. A poignant story about what is the most important - searching for mutual contact, breaking barriers, trust, feelings, the need for closeness.
Screenwriter, visual designer, animator and director of animated and combined films, screenwriter and stage designer of feature films, teacher, illustrator, author of comic books and posters, writer, critic, actor. Born in 1956 in Warsaw. Graduated from the Art Renovation Faculty (diploma of the stone sulpture renovation lab) of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (1982), where he also studied at the Animated Film Lab of professor Daniel Szczechura and then became the professor's asstistant. He uses traditional drawing techniques and modified scratchboard technique. Visual originality, excellent harmony with the soundtrack, precision of all details and especially his skill to adapt complex matters to animation - these are the landmarks of his cinema.
1983 Czarny Kapturek
1986 Nerwowe życie kosmosu
1991 Franz Kafka
2000 Zbrodnia i kara