Close Ties

Poland | 2016 | 18 minutes | Zofia Kowalewska

Barbara and Zdzislaw are soon to celebrate their forty-fifth anniversary. It would have been quite the occasion if not for the fact that Zdzislaw spent eight of those years living with another woman.

Director Biography 

Born in 1995 in Cracow, Poland. Currently a Film Directing student at Lodz Film School. Participant of the documentary course at Wajda School. She started to work on her documentary film "Close Ties" in her last year of secondary school. Director of several student short films, including documentary study "My luv" (2015) and short fiction films: "Mikki" (2015) and "Don't call me mom" (2016).

  • Original Language Title: Wiezi
  • Director: Zofia Kowalewska
  • Principal Cast: Barbara Torhan, Zdzisław Torhan
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Poland
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 18 minutes
  • Producer: Ewa Jastrzębska
  • Screenplay: Zofia Kowalewska
  • Cinematographers: Weronika Bilska
  • Editors: Jerzy Zawadzki
  • Music: Krzystof Ridan, Barbara Torhan
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: Polish
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP, .MOV (Quicktime)
  • US Distributor: Ouat Media