Communion

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Communion (Komunia)

Directed by Anna Zamecka

  • Poland 2016; 72 min
  • Original version: Polish
  • Genre: Drama
    • SRG SSR Prize (Semaine de la Critique) - FF Locarno
    • Best Documentary Feature - Warsaw FF
    • Best Documentary Film - Bratislava IFF
    • Special Mention - ZagrebDox
    • Third Prize for Best Documentary Production Debut - Off Camera FF
    • Best Documentary - European Film Awards

Synopsis

When the adults are ineffective, the children have to grow up more quickly. Ola is 14 and has to take care of her dysfunctional father, her autistic brother and her mother who lives away from home. Dreaming about reuniting the family, she plans the celebration of her brother’s First Communion.

Production

  • OTTER FILMS

     

  • HBO EUROPE

     

  • WAJDA STUDIO

     

International Sales

  • CAT&DOCS

    Maëlle Guenegues