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All Souls’ Day

Aleksandra Terpińska
Święto Zmarłych
Poland 2011 / 17’

The story of the eighteenth birthday of Lena, a young woman who is trying to bond with her family in All Souls’ Day, a special time for contacting the dead and getting together to return to one's roots. Everything that happens throughout the day will revolutionise Lena’s view of her family, and self. A film about the co-existence of parallel worlds that come together through the power of love.

Aleksandra Terpińska

Born in 1983 in Wrocław. She is studying film directing at Krzysztof Kieślowski Radio and Television Faculty of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Graduated from Psychology at the University of Wroclaw. Created many short feature films, documentaries, advertisements and other projects.

Selected filmography

2009 Jaśmin / Jasmine (short)

2010 Erynie / Furies (short)

2010 Tonio Kroger (short)

2011 Święto Zmarłych / All Souls’ Day (short)

Cast & Crew

director Aleksandra Terpińska
screenplay Aleksandra Terpińska
cinematography Bartosz Bieniek
editing Daniel Gąsiorowski
music Max Richter
cast Jaśmina Polak, Ewa Dałkowska, Mariusz Bonaszewski, Anatol Fuksiewicz
producer Krystyna Doktorowicz
production WRiTV UŚ
sales WRiTV UŚ
language Polish
colouration colour