Crulic – the Path to Beyond

Droga na drugą stronę, 2011, 73 min.

Crulic - the Path to Beyond (2011)
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Awards

2012
Animator International Animated Film Festival, Poznan
Best Feature Film

Sopot International Film Festival
Best Feature Film

Annency Animation Film Festival, France
The Cristal Award for best feature

Gopo Romenian FIlm Award
Best Music for Piotr Dziubek and Best Sound for Piotr Witkowski & Sebastian Wlodarczyk

2011
Cottbus International Film Festival
Distinction by International Jury and Award by Ecumenical Jury

Jihlava Internationa Film Festival
Silver Eye Award

Warsaw International Film Festival
Special Mentions by International Jury and by Ecumenical Jury

Locarno International Film Festival
Special Mention Don Quixote

Production
Director Anca Damian
Screenplay Anca Damian
Artwork and Animation Dan Panaitescu, Raluica Popa, Dragos Stefan, Roxana Bentu, Tulio Offean
Music Piotr Dziubek
Producer Anca Damian
Co-Producer Arkadiusz Wojnarowski
Cast
Crulic Vlad Ivanov, Maciej Sthur (polish Version)
Narrator Jamie Sives, Andrzej Olejnik (polish Version)
Story

The animated documentary feature-length “Crulic – The Path to Beyond” tells the story of the life of Crulic, the 33 years old Romanian who died in a Polish prison while on hunger strike.

The acclaimed Romanian actor, Vlad Ivanov, narrates Crulic’s ironic voice over from beyond the grave.

A strong visual style, the result of beautiful hand drawn, collage, stop-motion and cut-cut animation techniques, blend to create a striking, surprisingly integrated and memorable film.