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Deer Boy

A tragicomic story about a hunter's son who was born with antlers, and about how every man kills the thing he loves.

  • Poland, Belgium, Croatia
  • 2017, 15 min
  • Director: Katarzyna Gondek
  • Director of photography: Maciej Twardowski
  • Editor: Jarosław Piekarski
  • Screenplay: Katarzyna Gondek
  • Music: DJ Lenar, Ivan Zelić
  • Cast: Janusz Chabior, Katarzyna Śnieżka Sobiszewska, Eryk Maj, Mieszko Czachor

PROJECTIONS
26.1. 21:00 Svetozor - Grand Hall

Katarzyna Gondek

Katarzyna Gondek

Katarzyna Gondek is a graduate of film studies and the documentary course at the Wajda School. Besides her film work, she has also written and published two novels (Horror Vacui and Otolith), a book of poetry (Plexus), and several short stories. Her latest films include The Figure, a poetic comedy about a gigantic plastic pope, and Hosanna, a short narrative that also lightly deconstructs several religious myths. Deer Boy, a Polish/Belgian co-production, premiered at the Krakow Film Festival. Katarzyna is currently working on a script for her feature debut, The Root Crown, and is also finishing a script for an animated feature film for kids called Heart of a Tower, a Slovak-Czech-Belgian co-production. She is a hunter for the surreal.