ZIEGENORT

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In a small seaside village a busy father tries to train his teenage son for a fisherman’s job. The introvert boy-fish will have to face the first serious competition. The world discovered by the boy is full of alarming signs and fascinating observations that often terrify him. Popakul’s intriguing graphic animation is at attempt at describing the anxiety of a teenager coming off age.

FILM REPRESENTED BY THE KRAKOW FILM FOUNDATION
 

GENRE:
animation
COUNTRY:
POLAND
RUNNING TIME:
19'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Tomasz Popakul
SCRIPT:
Tomasz Popakul
EDITOR:
Piotr Szczepanowicz, Tomasz Popakul
MUSIC:
Stuart Dahlquist, Paweł Cieślak
PRODUCTION:
No Label

Tomasz Popakul »

Born in 1986. He graduated in animation from the Łódź Film School. Paralelly he studied scriptwriting for a year. He made a couple of short films – among them his graduation, multi-awarded film „Ziegenort” that screened at dozens of festivals around the world. He participated in Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2014 residency programme organised by Japan Image Council (JAPIC) where he made a film „Black”.

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