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The Guardians

Krzysztof Szot
Poland 2013 / 16’

Somewhere by a road deep in the forest there stands a border post. Marek, just recently graduated from the Academy, has been delegated to serve there and make sure that anyone crossing the border has an appropriate pass. Things get tough from the very first day, when a husband and wife show up with their little daughter and can’t find all the required documents. The atmosphere thickens…

Krzysztof Szot

Born in 1986. Director of numerous short films and TV series and a screenwriter. Master of law at Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, graduate of Film and Television Academy in Warsaw in speciality of Film Directing. Scholarship winner of National Polish Television Dolina Kreatywna contest (2010). Berlinale Talent Campus 2012 alumnus.

Selected filmography

2008 Bal przebierańców (short)

2009 Wyłączność (short)

2012 Prywatne zbrodnie (co-dir., doc., TV series)

2013 Strażnicy / The Guardians (short)

Cast & Crew

director Krzysztof Szot
screenplay Krzysztof Szot
cinematography Kacper Fertacz
editing Michał Żytkowski
music Atanas Valkov
cast Sebastian Fabijański, Jerzy Łapiński, Przemysław Bluszcz, Joanna Sydor, Dominika Janik
producer Artur Zicz, Zuzanna Król
production Marymont Films
sales Marymont Films
language Polish
colouration colour