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The Fourth Man

Director and screenwriter: Krzysztof Kasior

Director of photography: Filip Cichecki

Editor: Artur Rej

Production managers: Krzysztof Kasior, Filip Cichecki

Artistic supervisors: Andrzej Fidyk, Joanna Krauze, Andrzej Ramlau

Year of production: 2010

Running time: 20'

Wilderness in the Bieszczady Mountains, with the nearest shop eight kilometres away. These are the conditions in which Zbyszek who burns charcoal decided to live. He treats hard work as a kind of atonement for his past deeds. Three tar makers who worked with him, including his son, are already dead. The man connects their deaths with his past. His next companion is black Gustaw whose dream is to study medicine. Will he turn out to be the title fourth man?

Film represented by Krakow Film Foundation

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Festival screenings of the film:

Open City Docs Fest, United Kingdom (2011) - in competition

Dox Box, Syria (2011) - screening

filmPOLSKA, Germany (2011) - screening

42nd Tampere International Film Festival, Finland (2012) - in competition

Go Short International Short Film Festival, The Netherlands (2012) - in competition

18th International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany (2012) - in competition

Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival, Spain (2012) - Best International Documentary Award

26th Parnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Estonia (2012) - in competition

11th Concorto Film Festival, Italy (2012) - in competition

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