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Dark House (Dom zły)

directed by Wojciech Smarzowski written by Wojciech Smarzowski, Łukasz Kośmicki director of photography Krzysztof Ptak PSC music by Mikołaj Trzaska production design by Marek Zawierucha costume design by Katarzyna Lewińska editing by Paweł Laskowski PSM sound by Leszek Freund, Jacek Hamela production manager Paweł Bareński cast Arkadiusz Jakubik (Środoń), Marian Dziędziel (Dziabas), Kinga Preis (Dziabas wife), Bartłomiej Topa (Mróz), Katarzyna Cynke (Lisowska), Roman Gancarczyk (Tomala), Eryk Lubos (Petrycki), Lech Dyblik (Zajdel), Robert Wabich (Lisowski), Krzysztof Czeczot (Banaś) produced by Film It, Wołodyjowskiego 42 apt. 1, 02-724 Warsaw, phone +48 22 852 23 24, +48 22 853 86 68, fax +48 22 852 15 16, e-mail info@filmitcom.pl www.filmitcom.pl co-produced by SPI International Polska executive producer Dariusz Pietrykowski co-financing Polish Film Institute producers Anna Iwaszkiewicz, Dariusz Pietrykowski, Andrzej Połeć co-producer Piotr Reisch distributed by SPI International Polska, Tyniecka 38a, 02-621 Warsaw, phone +48 22 854 03 37, +48 22 646 20 36, fax +48 22 848 45 70, e-mail spi@spi.pl www.spi.pl world sales Film It; SPI International Polska
HD/35 mm, 1:1,85, colour, Dolby Digital, 100'
Poland 2009

 

One autumn night in 1978 Edward Środoń finds himself on Mr and Ms Dziabas' farm in the remote parts of Bieszczady Mountains.
The bottle of homemade moonshine breaks the ice, and the initial distrust is replaced with friendship and plans to cooperate on a small business venture. But the passion and desire enter the picture. One winter day, just after martial low is introduced in Poland, Lt. Mróz of the Militia is investigating a four-year-old murder case where the main suspect is Środoń...

 

Awards:

  • 34th Polish Film Festival, Gdynia - Award for directing, Award for screenplay and Award for editing

Wojciech Smarzowski
Born in 1963. Director and screenwriter. Graduated from cinematography at the Łódź Film School. Documentary films, TV clips, and adverts director. TV series director. Laureate of numerous awards at Polish and foreign festivals for his debut film "The Wedding" (Wesele).

 

Feature films
1998: The Auricle (Małżowina, tv); 2004: The Wedding (Wesele); 2009: Dark House (Dom zły)

 

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