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About

Synopsis

‘Pardon’ is a story of parents of a cursed soldier told from a perspective of their 17 year old grandson Janek. „Odrowąż” dies in 1946, Department of Security digs up his body four Times to make sure that the enemy of the state is truly dead. The mother can’t bear the humiliation, she steals away the coffin with the body, forces the husband to travel to Pacławska Calvary to bury their son again. The journey is full of dramatic events. Travellers are joined by Jurgen, a fugitive from a prisoner-of-war camp.

Film written into the dramatic history of post war Poland, that still remains universal in its story – a struggle of two parents to regain their dignity and balance in life after losing their child.

From the director

 Pardon is going to be a very personal picture. I want it to be inspired by the story of my grandparents  Anna and Jakub. Their life, shaped by the landscape of post war Poland, had a particular, permanent undertone of suffering, stubbornness, courage andlove. For years, I was taught stories about heroes; in primary school in Popielawy, in high-school in Wrocław, in college, on the street. The political climate was changing, and with it our perspectives changed, but for me there was one constant: the certainty that the bravest people I have ever met was my grandmother Hania and my grandfather Jakub.

Cast & Crew

  • SCRIPT: Jan Jakub Kolski
  • DIRECTOR: Jan Jakub Kolski
  • DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Julian Kernbach
  • PRODUCER: Jan Jakub Kolski, Paweł Kosuń, Agnieszka Janowska, Aleksandra Michael
  • SOUND: Ivan Horak
  • EDITOR: Konrad Śniady
  • STAGE DESIGNER: Paulina Korwin-Kochanowska
  • COSTUMES: Monika Onoszko​
  • GENRE: feature film, drama, historical
  • PREMIERE: Autumn 2018 r
  • CAST: Grażyna Błęcka-Kolska, Jan Jankowski, Michał Kaleta
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Autor zdjęć: Łukasz Bąk

DISTRIBUTION

INTERNATIONAL SALES

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DISTRIBUTION POLAND

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DISTRIBUTION CZECH

DISTRIBUTION SLOVAK

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SALES AGENT

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Contact

Paweł Kosuń
e-mail: kosun@centralafilm.pl
tel. 0048 664 084 949