The Reconciliation

The Reconciliation

Silesia, 1945. The Communist Security Office services create a work camp for Germans, Silesians and Poles in the place where before, KL Auschwitz Birkenau reinforcements camp was located. Under the of punishing the traitors of the Polish nation, the Security Office makes ethnic cleansing. Franek starts work at the camp to save Anna, a Pole with whom he is in love. He doesn’t know that one of the imprisoned is Erwin, a German, his friend who has also been in love with Anna for years. Franek joins the Communists, deluding himself that he will manage to win over the system.

The film is a full length debut of the director. He was awarded in the FIRST LOOK section of the International Film Festival in Locarno.

written by Małgorzata Sobieszczańska
director of photography Valentyn Vasyanovych
music Bartłomiej Gliniak
production design Ewa Skoczkowska
set decorator Beata Karaś
costume design Agata Culak
make-up Ewa Kowalewska
sound Paulina Bocheńska, Aleksander Musiałowski
edited by Rafał Listopad PSM
cast Julian Świeżewski, Jakub Gierszał, Zofia Wichłacz, Danuta Stenka, Wojciech Zieliński, Paweł Tomaszewski, Tomasz Sapryk
production Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop
producer Zbigniew Domagalski
co-produced by Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych, EBH Polska, Wajda Studio
co-producers Włodzimierz Niderhaus, Maciej Ostoja-Chyżyński, Zuzanna Król
production manager Leszek Pieszko
co-financed by Polish Film Institute
distributed by Kino Świat

Legenda
Konkurs Główny
Konkurs Inne Spojrzenie
Konkurs Filmów Krótkometrażowych
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