Adored by women, coach Stefan lives in a sterile and ordered community. Beetle, on the other hand, embodies everything expunged from Stefan’s life: spontaneity, corporeality, and lack of hygiene. Their paths cross and seeds of friendship take strong root (though it reeks of mésalliance) in a surprisingly fresh diagnosis of interpersonal relationships and an interesting metaphor for the dangerous tendencies in our contemporary world.
Naoussa IFF 2012 – Special Mention; Holland AFF 2013 – Special Mention
Born in 1985 in Hue, Vietnam. After graduating from an arts-focused high school, he is currently a student of animation at the Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Łódź, a Culture Studies major at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw and part of the Young Entrepreneurs programme of the Copernicus Foundation.
2012 Stefan i Żuczek / Steven and the Beetle (anim., short)