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The Nest

The Nest

Director: Gracjana Piechula

Screenwriter: Gracjana Piechula

Director of photography: Aleksandra Kamińska

Editor: Kosma Kowalczyk

Sound: Franciszek Kozłowski, Daniel Adamczyk

Production manager: Julia Wasiak

Artistic supervisor: Filip Bajon

Cast: Dawid Ptak, Roman Gancarczyk, Joanna Połeć, Halina Chmielarz

Year of production: 2021

Running time: 21'

It is 1968. Jacob, studying in Czechoslovakia, unexpectedly visits his family home in Poland. The seemingly idyllic atmosphere of the meeting after a long separation is gradually disturbed by the real reason for Jacob's visit. The boy, torn by doubts after hearing rumors about his father, tries to find out what the truth is.

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Festival screenings of the film:

40. Koszalin Festival of Film Debuts Młodzi i Film, Koszalin, Poland 2021 – in competition

46. Polish Film Festival, Gdynia, Poland, 2021 - in competition

8. WAMA Film Festival, Olsztyn, Poland, 2021 – in competition

Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival, Szolnok, Hungary, 2021 - in competition

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

29. Energa Camerimage International Film Festival, Toruń, Poland, 2021 – in Film and Art School Etudes Competition

15. Grand OFF Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 2021 – in competition

Petit Plan: Europa III, Greece, 2022 - in competition

19. Węgiel Film Festiwal, Katowice, Poland, 2022 – in competition

51. Lubuskie Film Summer, Łagów, Poland, 2022 – in competition

34. Polish Film Festival in America, Chicago, United States, 2022 - in competition

3. Barć Film Festival, Barcin, Poland, 2022 – in competition