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A bad night story

A bad night story

Director: Nawojka Wierzbowska

Screenwriter: Nawojka Wierzbowska

Director of photography: Robert Lis

Editor: Kamil Grzybowski

Sound: Konrad Błaszczyk

Production manager: Natalia Włodarczyk

Artistic supervisor: Maciej Pieprzyca

Cast: Judyta Pająk, Anna Nehrebecka, Edyta Torhan, Zofia Stelmach, Tomasz Schimscheiner

Year of production: 2019

Running time: 15'

Julia is a lonely 7 years old girl who is trying to prepare herself to her First Holy Communion the best possible way. But everything is about to change the day she hears the biblical story of the shepherd and his lost sheep from which she concludes that Holy God seems to prefer sinners.

Film represented by Krakow Film Foundation

Film Polski Internet Database

Polish Shorts


Festival screenings of the film:

38. Debuts Film Festival MŁODZI I FILM, Koszalin, Poland 2019 – Award for the best sound

44. Gdynia Film Festival, Gdynia, Poland 2019 – in competition

14th Film and Art Festival Two Riversides, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, 2020 – in competition

Curtas Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival, Portugal, 2020 – screening

17. Neisse Film Festival, Großhennersdorf, Germany, 2020 – special mention

49. Lubuskie Film Summer, Łagów, Poland, 2020 - screening

FILMETS Badalona Film Festival, Spain, 2020 – in competition

New Horizons International Film Festival, Wrocław, Poland, 2020 – screening

36th Interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2020 – screening

Demakijaż - Women's Film Festival, Lublin, Poland, 2020 - in competition

GoEast Film Festival, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2021 - in competition

Short Film Biennale Vicenza, Italy, 2021 - screening

MovieZone Short Film Festival, China, 2021 - screening in “Student Perspectives” section

Tripoli Film Festival, Tripoli, Lebanon, 2021 - in competition