RABBIT A LA BERLIN

POLISH TITLE: KRÓLIK PO BERLIŃSKU

This remarkable story of the Berlin Wall is presented from the perspective of rabbits living in this city. In
1961 the animals were trapped in the green belt dividing East Berlin from the western part of the city. They had stayed there until the Wall came down in 1989 when the rabbits could participate in historic events that ensued. Thus, Berlin’s rabbits shared the fate of the citizens of Eastern Germany who, isolated from the world, led their precarious existence under the scrutiny of communist authorities.

FILM PROMOTED BY THE KRAKOW FILM FOUNDATION
 

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Polska/Niemcy
RUNNING TIME:
52'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Bartek Konopka
SCRIPT:
Bartek Konopka, Piotr Rosołowski
DOP:
Piotr Rosołowski
EDITOR:
Mateusz Romaszkan
MUSIC:
Maciej Cieślak
PRODUCTION:
MS FILMS

Bartek Konopka »

Oscar nominated for the “Rabbit a la Berlin” (2009) documentary that was shown at more than 70 festivals, received a dozen prizes and had been sold to 40 countries. His feature fiction debut “Fear of Falling” (2011) premiered at Montreal IFF (awarded at Mannheim, Mumbai, Lecce, Vincennes, Gdynia). Released in cinemas in France, Spain, Iran and  Poland. Author of many documentaries and couple of fictions that gained an international acclaim. Bartek is a graduate of film studies at the Jagiellonian University Krakow and Film Directing at the Silesian University in Katowice. Member of European Film Academy and the Board of Polish Film Institute.
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