End of the World

Direction
Year 
2015
Country
  • Poland 
Runtime
40min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

An intimate, creative and very immensely visual documentary, where several stories weave into one narrative in one night. In a large city, people are troubled by loneliness and they want to talk to someone. Some of them call the emergency services, even if it’s not really necessary, others call the radio. This time the subject of the broadcast is the end of the world predicted by the Mayan calendar. The speaker asks the listeners what it actually means to them. They talk about things that are tragic and painful, and sometimes small and funny. Their need to be heard, to communicate, to share their experience with someone else is evident and moving. The radio is a motif linking the events of the evening, it binds the elements of the film together in terms of structure and meaning.

Details

  • Original Title
    Koniec świata
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Monika Pawluczuk
  • Cinematography
    Małgorzata Szyłak, Jakub Giza, Szymon Lenkowski, Michal Dymek
  • Editing
    Marcin Latanik, Agnieszka Glińska
  • Music
    Mikołaj Trzaska
  • Sound
    Aleksandra Pniak, Marcin Popławski, Kamil Radziszewski, Dariusz Wancerz, Witek Roy Zalewski, Radoslaw Ochnio, Mateusz Irisik, Maciej Krupa, Lukasz Grudzinski
  • Runtime
    40 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
    2015
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution

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