The Lake

Director : Jacek Piotr Bławut
Screenplay : Jacek Piotr Bławut, Anna Onichmowska
Actors : Witold Dębicki, Sławomira Łozińska, Magdalena Cielecka
Year of production : 2011
Running time : 28 min

“Someone else’s soul – a dark forest”... this is "The Lake’s" key phrase. The film tells the tale of a man who, following his wife’s death, tries to uncover a secret she left behind her. It is a story of tangled interpersonal relationships and the striving to recover a lost time. The eponymous lake is enchanting in its beauty, yet it is not a friend to everyone. The need to rediscover emotions which have died in him and his uncontrolled urge to lay bare the mystery of the Lake lead the central character ever deeper into its abyss.

Jacek Piotr Bławut
born in Łódź on 19th October 1978, Jacek is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. He is a director and the co-writer of screenplays for features, including "The Chocolate Day", which received the Krzysztof Kieślowski award for Best Screenplay at Cannesin 2010. He has also worked as the cinematographer on numerous documentaries.

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