BORDERS CUT

POLISH TITLE: GRANICZNE CIĘCIE

Halina, a elderly hairdresser, who has lead a difficult life, works with her young, carefree assistant, Andżela, upon whom she tries to impart, in a motherly fashion, all of life's lessons. Their clients are exclusivley German seniors, who travel across the nearby border to the tiny Polish village, in search of inexpensive cuts. While occupying the barber chair they share their dreams, fears, and life stories. Halina's wish is that Andżela stays with her until the end of her days, but will Andżela put her own dreams aside to stay with Halina in the salon?

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
55'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Igor Chojna
SCRIPT:
Igor Chojna
DOP:
Jakub Czerwiński
EDITOR:
Katarzyna Boniecka
PRODUCTION:
Lava Films

Igor Chojna »

Born in Warsaw in 1978. He graduated from the faculty of  History and Political Science at the University of  Toronto and Film Directing at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. He participated in photography workshops in Canada and  Poland. The author of short fiction movies such as Julia (2007), Through glass (2009) and Unwilligness (2009). A screening at the “Tatry” cinema (2010) is his second documentary film.