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Before the Dawn

Łukasz Borowski
Przed świtem
Poland 2016 / 27’

An androgynous teenage hairstylist and his father, a former wrestler, cross the wild Albanian mountains. Although they are extremely different, they’re condemned to each other in the crowded interior of the car and face the difficulties of travel together. This intimate portrait of a relationship between men pays homage to unconditional love unfazed by any differences.

Agata Bratek

Łukasz Borowski

Born in Lodz. Director and lawyer. Lodz Film School and University of Lodz graduate. Studied film directing at the Wajda School in Warsaw. His debut, documentary Three Days of Freedom won numerous awards at many international film festivals. Worked as an editor and director’s assistant on several documentary and feature films.

Selected filmography

2011 Trzy dni wolności / Three Days of Freedom (short, doc.)
2016 Przed świtem / Before the Dawn (doc., short)

Cast & Crew

director Łukasz Borowski
screenplay Łukasz Borowski
cinematography Michał Stajniak
editing Marcin Latanik
sound Michał Polański
cast Marcin Krupa, Jarosław Krupa
producer Ewa Jastrzębska
production Studio Munka – SFP
sales Studio Munka – SFP
language Polish
colouration colour