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The Boy Who Walked Barefoot

The Boy Who Walked Barefoot

Director: Gracjana Piechula

Screenwriter: Gracjana Piechula

Director of photography: Aleksandra Kamińska

Editor: Helena Wieczorek

Sound: Paweł Czerwiński, Franciszek Kozłowski

Production manager: Maria Magdalena Jeziorowska, Hubert Oleksiak

Artistic supervisor: Krzysztof Lang

Cast: Jan Grządziela, Dominika Majewska, Jan Naturski

Year of production: 2020

Running time: 12'

Zbyszek is a simple horse-boy who has a special connection with animals. However, his gift is not a value in a rural reality and his dream girl counts him as a weirdo. One day a stranger man brings his restive horse to the stable. How much will Zbyszek sacrifice to become a man?

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Festival screenings of the film:

20. Festival of the Art of Directing Interpretations, Katowice, Poland, 2020 - screening

Beach Film Festival, Ohrid, North Macedonia, 2021 – in competition

50. Lubuskie Film Summer, Łagów, Poland, 2021 – screening

Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival, Venice, Italy, 2021 - in competition

The Pigeon International Film Festival, Ísafjordur, Iceland, 2021 – in competition

12. FINC - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Baía Formosa, Baía Formosa, Brazil, 2021 – screening