ONLY THE WIND

POLISH TITLE: TYLKO WIATR

REPRESENTED BY KFF

A 92-year-old Zdzisław and his 25-year-old granddaughter set out on a 5000 km journey to a remote village in Kazakhstan. For him, this marks a return to where he was exiled as a teenager by the Soviets during WWII. After 70 years, he once again travels to the land of his childhood, in search of his first love, which he was forced to leave behind. The granddaughter is looking to support him through his arduous journey while discovering the reality behind the bedtime stories she heard as a child. 

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
58'
YEAR:
COLOUR:
colour
DIRECTING:
Zofia Kowalewska
SCRIPT:
Zofia Kowalewska
DOP:
Grzegorz Hartfiel
EDITOR:
Jerzy Zawadzki
MUSIC:
Jesimchan Turechanowicz Tokubajew
SOUND:
Krzysztof Ridan
PRODUCTION:
Silver Frame

Zofia Kowalewska »

Film director, a diploma year student of Film Direction at The National Film School in Lodz, a graduate of Wajda School Documentary Film Program. Director of "Close Ties" (2016) - a short documentary that has won over 40 awards worldwide, including Silver Dragon at Krakow Film Festival and IDFA Special Jury Award for Student Documentary. Zofia is currently working on her diploma films at the Lodz Film School. "Siskin" is her debut feature documentary.

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