This haunting multimedia film uses a mix of video, animation, photographs, children’s drawings, music and voiceovers to provide an account of the Director’s traumatic childhood.Read More »
Jihlava FF 2016 Silver Eye Award
Polish Academy Award 2016; Trieste IFF 2016 ALPE
Bratislava IFF 2016
Affecting and episodic, Zamecka’s début is about Marek Kaczanowski and his two adolescents. Ola, an extraordinary 14-year-old parents her autistic brother, Nikodem.
Mostly set in their welfare apartment, the use of fixed lenses enables a remarkable intimacy; shunning a didactic narrative, and allowing the storyline to unfold through dialogue and acute observation. Masterful editing adds to the unhurried pace and fiction-like unravelling of character. Less a portrait of family dysfunction than an essay in familial tenderness and endurance.
- Sat 10, 5.45pm
Tue 6, 6.30pm
- Wed 7, 7pm
- Fri 9, 7pm