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Journey With the Hand Luggage

Director and screenwriter: Arek Biedrzycki

Director of photography: Patryk Jordanowicz

Editor: Przemysław Chruścielewski

Music: Piotr Krępeć

Production manager: Olga Bibik

Artistic supervisor: Filip Bajon

Cast: Arkadiusz Detmer, Dawid Czupryński, Bartłomiej Kotschedoff, Gabriela Czyżewska, Małgorzata Zawadzka

Year of production: 2012

Running time: 30'

A detective attempts to resolve a case of a mysterious death of 30-year old man that happened on a small island. With no faith for any success - he embarks on a journey to visit the crime scene. Attempts to reach the truth are ineffective but investigation conducted by him becomes more and more personal. Quasi-detective, film convention gives way to reflection on "existential questions". The film is inspired by Franz Kafka's prose - the novel Trial and the short story of Hunter Gracchus.

Film represented by Krakow Film Foundation

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Festival screenings of the film:

12th St. Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films "Beginning", Russia (2013) - in competition

8th Quest Europe International Film Festival, Poland (2012) - in competition

15th International Film Festival Zoom-zbliżenia, Poland (2012) - in competition

Golden Anteaters Film Festival, Poland (2012) - in competition

58th Nationwide Independent Film Competition OKFA, Poland (2012) - Honorary Mention for Cinematography

9th Węgiel International Student Film Festival, Poland (2012) - in competition

52nd Kraków Film Festival, Poland (2012) - screening

12th International Independent Film Forum, Poland (2013) - screening

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