Demon

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    Demon

    Directed by

    Poland, Israel

    2015

    94 min

    • English
    • Polish
    • Yiddish

    Horror

    A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the Dybbuk.

    Awards

    • Best Cinematography - Sitges IFFF
    • Special Mention - FF Cottbus
    • Best Picture - Austin Fantastic Fest
    • Diploma for Unconventional Interpretation of Classic Literary Work - Minsk FF
    • Silver Méliès for Best European Film - BIFFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Itay Tiran
    Agnieszka Zulewska
    Andrzej Grabowski
    Cinematography
    Pawel Flis
    Editing
    Piotr Kmiecik
    Music
    Marcin Macuk
    Krzysztof Penderecki
    Sales
    REEL SUSPECTS
    Production
    TELEWIZJA POLSAT

    Press

    Stylish and clever.

    Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

    Enthralls as an atmospheric ghost story.

    Joe Leydon, Variety

    Much of the story pivots on a wedding that drink by drink, tremor by tremor, transforms into a kind of wake as glimpses of a lost world make it explicit what and who haunts this land.

    Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

    Marcin Wrona

    Marcin Wrona

    Poland

    Marcin Wrona was a director, screenwriter, and producer from Poland. His short film MAGNET MAN, won acclaim at numerous film festivals. His first feature MY FLESH MY BLOOD premiered at the Rome FF where it was awarded. His second feature THE CHRISTENING, premiered at San Sebastian IFF, Toronto FF, and Warsaw FF and was awarded at Warsaw as well as numerous other festivals. His last film DEMON premiered at Gdyina Polish FF in 2015. Marcin Wrona died in September 2015.