Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Room

Ciemnego pokoju nie trzeba się bać, 2009, 38 min.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Room (2009)
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Awards

2010
Kyoto International Student Film and Video Festival
Grand Prize

Tirana First Step Film Fest
Main Prize in Short Film Category

Prishtina-Kosova International Short Film Festival, Shqip Film Fest
Grant Prix

Kazimierz Dolny / Janowiec Film and Art Festival Two Riversides
Main Prize in the Independent School and Amateur Short Films Competition

2009
Gdynia Polish Film Festival
Grand Prix in the Young Cinema Competition

Production
Director Kuba Czekaj
Screenplay Kuba Czekaj
Cinematography Adam Palenta
Music Zygmunt Konieczny
Art Director Boguslaw Nobel-Nobielski, Agata Uchman
Producer Ewa Jastrzebska
Cast
Lata Emilia Stachurska
Leszek, Lata’s Father Przemyslaw Bluszcz
Lucyna, Lata’s Mother Jowita Miondlikowska
Nyska, Lata’s Niece Anna Ilczuk
Director of the Jail Andrzej Mastelarz
Story
It is a story of an endless love of an eleven-year-old girl, Lata, to her father.

Lata is preparing a song for a school play, organised to celebrate the forthcoming Father’s Day. It makes the girl look more closely at her father than usual. In an attempt to describe her feelings as best as she can, she slowly begins to uncover his hidden secrets…