Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2018, 100 min

A story of a cursed soldier´s parents told from the perspective of their 17-year-old grandson Janek. „Odrowąż” dies in 1946, Department of Security digs up his body four times to make sure that the enemy of the state is truly dead. The mother can’t bear the humiliation, she steals away the coffin with the body, forces the husband to travel to Pacławska Calvary to bury their son again. The journey is full of dramatic events. Travellers are joined by Jurgen, a fugitive from a prisoner-of-war camp. Film written into the dramatic history of post war Poland, that still remains universal in its story – a struggle of two parents to regain their dignity and balance in life after losing their child.

Cast / Grażyna Błęcka-Kolska, Jan Jankowski, Michał Kaleta, Michał Kowalski    Writer / Jan Jakub Kolski    DoP / Julian A. Ch. Kernbach    Editor / Konrad Śniady    Sound / Ivan Horák    Costumes / Monika Onoszko​    Make-Up / Anna Nobel-Nobielska    Set Designer / Paulina Korwin-Kochanowska

Release Date / 16 May 2019


Czech Film Center

Národní 28, 110 00 Praha 1
Česká republika


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