Szesc tygodni

Szesc tygodni

Six Weeks

Marcin Janos Krawczyk, Poland, 2009DigiBeta, Colour, 18'

Due to different life situations, there are mothers who do not want or cannot bring up their own children. They have the right to give the child away just after delivery. During the first six weeks of the newborn’s life, the mother has to make the decision about the definite resignation of her parental rights. She is free in making her decision. However, the decision she makes cannot be changed afterwards. The biological mother loses any contact with her child. She can only write a final letter to the child. The film shows in a poetical way the first six weeks of the small human being who was given up.

06 August, Kino në Kala, 20:15

International Documentary Competition

Director: Marcin Janos Krawczyk
Producer: Wojciech Staron
Cinematographer: Wojciech Staron
Editor: Agnieszka Glinska
Sound: Kaempfert

Director's Biography

Born in 1978 in Tomaszów Lubelski, he works as an actor after graduating from Documentary Course in the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.

Festivals and Awards:

IDFA 2009 – Best Short Film Award. Thessaloniki IDFF.


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