All Souls’ Day

Święto zmarłych, 2012, 17 min.

All Souls' Day (2012)
Awards

2013
Aix-en-Provence Festival Tous Courts
Special Jury Prize

2012
The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE
Polish Film Institute and Mastershot Award for Bartosz Beniek

Cottbus Film Festival
Main Prize in the short film competition

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Bridging the Borders Award for short film

Production
Director Aleksandra Terpinska
Screenplay Aleksandra Terpinska
Cinematography Bartosz Bieniek
Music Max Richter
Producer Krystyna Doktorowicz
Co-Producer Tomasz Grzywinski
Cast
Lena Jasmina Polak
Lena’s Grandmother Ewa Dalkowska
Lena’s Brother Anatol Fuksiewicz
Lena’s Father Marcin Banaszewski
Olka Katarzyna Ptasinska
Story
A story of Lena’s eighteenth birthday, a young woman who is trying to bond with her family. All Souls’ Day, a special time for contacting the dead and getting together to return to one’s roots, puts our protagonist in a special mood and changes her outlook on her own problems and her complicated situation.