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Director: Mateusz Znaniecki

Screenwriter: Mateusz Znaniecki

Director of photography: Kamil Małecki

Editor: Mateusz Znaniecki, Paweł Szymkowiak

Sound: Bartosz Grzybkowski, Paweł Czerwiński

Production manager: Filip Pawlak, Maria Magdalena Jeziorowska

Artistic supervisor: Maciej Pieprzyca

Cast: Jan Szydłowski, Robert Talarczyk, Barbara Lubos

Year of production: 2019

Running time: 23'

„Skin" is a story which happens during one day from life teenager called Mateusz. After he ended school, he go back home by the forest. During this way he lost his school certificate. The circumstances of this lost will determinate another events. We will see difficulties which boy is struggling with every day. „Skin" it is a story about difficult relationship with parents, especially with father and opportion of Mateusz's colleagues. This day will be important and significant not only for Mateusz, but for all who are around him.

Film Polski Internet Database

Polish Shorts


Festival screenings of the film:

13th Film and Art. Festival Two Riversides, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, 2019 – in competition

27. ENERGA CAMERIMAGE, Toruń, Poland, 2019 – in student etudes competition

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

6. WAMA Film Festival, Olsztyn, Poland, 2019 – in competition

13. OFFELIADA, Gniezno, Poland, 2019 – in competition

New York Movie Awards, New York, United States, December 2019 - Best Student Film

New York Cinematography Awards, New York, December 2019 - Best Student Film, Best Student – Director

23. ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA International Film Festival, Jelenia Góra, Poland, 2020 – in competition

VENICE Film Awards, Venice, May, 2020 – Best Student Film

15. BUSHO FILM FESTIVAL, Budapest, Hungary, 2020 – in panorama section

10. PUNE Film Festival, Pune, India, 2020 – in competition

7. GOA Film Festival, Goa, India, 2020 – in competition

18. RIVERSIDE International Film Festival, Riverside, United States, 2020 – Jury Award Best Student

1. Long Story Short Film Festival, Wrocław, Poland, 2020 – in competition

MACAU International Short Film Festival, Macau China, 2020 – in competition

49. Lubuskie Film Summer, Łagów, Poland, 2020 – in competition

21. Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States, 2020 – in competition

17. Rome International Film Festival, Rome, Georgia, United States, 2020 – in competition

14. International Film Festival of Wales, London, United Kingdom, 2020 – Best Student Film, Welsh Dragon Award

Play Poland Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2021 - screening

2. Barć Film Festival, Barcin, Poland, 2021 – in competition