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I Made You, I Kill You

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.

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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.

Cape Town
V&A
Sat 10, 5.45pm
Tue 6, 6.30pm
Johannesburg
Bioscope
Wed 7, 7pm
Rosebank
Fri 9, 7pm
Director(s):
Anna Zamecka
Country:
Poland
Year:
2016
Duration:
72 minutes
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