A Hole in the Head

A Hole in the Head


Piotr Subbotko

2018, 1 h 33 min

An actor, Chudy, sets the play Theatre maker by Thomas Bernhard. Together with his theatre crew, he travels on the border with Bielarus, setting the play. The content of the play increasingly crosses with the life of the protagonist and reminds of the painful reality he is stuck in – and from which only escape to the Don Quichotte madness is possible. When Chudy comes back to his home village and his dying mother, he meets Andrzejek at home – a handicapped man in whom he sees his own doppelganger. Attempt at unveiling the mysterious figure becomes his obsession, which leads to an unexpected finale.

The film is a full length debut of the director.

written by Piotr Subbotko 

director of photography Wojciech Staroń
music Paweł Szymański
production design Tomasz Bartczak, Joanna Hrisulidu
costume design Barbara Sikorska-Bouffał
make-up Anna Dąbrowska
sound Piotr Domaradzki, Barbara Domaradzka
edited by Witold Chomiński
cast Bartłomiej Topa, Sandra Korzeniak, Andrzej Szeremeta, Ewa Dałkowska, Teresa Marczewska, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Marta Zięba, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Piotr Skiba
production Argomedia
producer Lambros Ziotas
co-produced by Wajda Studio, D35, Studio Filmowe Wrocław
executive production Argomedia
production manager Marek Bączyk
co-financed by Polish Film Institute

Main Competition
Konkurs Inne Spojrzenie
Short Film Competition
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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