klezmer

2015, 95 min., Poland
Polish with English subtitles

Direction/Reżyseria
PIOTR CHRZAN

Script/Scenariusz
PIOTR CHRZAN

Cinematography/Zdjęcia
SYLWESTER KAŹMIERCZAK

Art Direction/Scenografia
MACIEJ LASZUK, ALEKSANDRA ZAKRZEWSKA

Editing/Montaż
CEZARY KOWALCZUK

Sound/Dźwięk
FRANCISZEK KOZŁOWSKI

Produced by/Produkcja
HUMAN POWER

Producer/Producent
ALEKSANDRA ZAKRZEWSKA

Cast/Obsada

Lesław Żurek (Michał), Szymon Nowak (Marek), Weronika Lewoń (Maryś), Dorota Kuduk (Hanka), Kamil Przystał (Wituś), Filip Kosior (Żyd), Ewa Jakubowicz (Rozalka), Rafał Maćkowiak (Pazyniak), Marek Kasprzyk (Mietek)

 

A fictional story inspired by real-life events from World War II about the escape of Jews from the Bialystok Ghetto who then hide in the surrounding forests. When a group of young Poles collecting pinecones comes across a wounded and unconscious Jew, they recognize him as a Klezmer musician who played at weddings and they are faced with a stark choice: if they turn him over to the Nazis, they will get a reward. If they hide him, they risk a death sentence if they are discovered.

PIOTR CHRZAN

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Born in 1972. Director, producer and screenwriter. Studied at the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Polish Studies), at University of Lublin (Philosophy Department), at Camerimage Film School in Torun (Screenwriting and Directing) and at Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing (Film Directing).

FILMOGRAPHY
2015 Klezmer

GALLERY THEATRE
November 13 at 7:00 pm. November 20 at 5:00 pm.

 

 

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