A film to commemorate Stanisław Latałło, a film cameraman and the hero of "Illumination" by Zanussi, who died tragically in the mountains. The author of the film is his son, Marcin Latałło. After years, he tries to trace his father's reasons of making his life decisions: leaving his wife and his son, going into the Himalayas. As few years' old child, he unknowingly participated in those events and now he tries to understand them.
Director producer and cameraman – born in Poland (1967), raised in France, where he studied directing at La fémis (National Film School). He attended a yearly course in cinematography at the Lodz Film School. Son of Stanisław Latałło, about whom he made his first documentary, A Trace (Honorary Mention at the IFF Krakow in 1996) and a book, The Unfinished Portrait. He collaborated with Andrzej Wajda, Agnieszka Holland and Krzysztof Kieślowski (for whom he translated the screenplays and dialogues of the Three Colors into French). He directed two short films: The First Time and Night’s Kiss. He directed the documentaries Constellations for Polish TV, Another Gaze for the Caravane des 10 mots and Our Street for Arte France. He is preparing two documentaries Ginczanka : a personal journey and The other side of the poster. He’s also currently working on the screenplay for his first feature film: A Sailor’s Tale. He founded his production company : Camera Obscura, that co-produced the feature-length version of Our street – cinema version, premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Idfa) in 2008.