87 min., Poland
Marek Zawierucha, Sebastian Gomulka, Rafal Waltenberger
Borys Szyc (Man, Father, Ice Cream Guy), Jakub Romanowski
(Small), Magdalena Kumorek (Smallís Mother), Krzysztof
thriller takes place in the Silesia region of Poland.
Smallís father died in a mining accident. The teenager
lives with his mother. Their house sits in the middle
of a deserted field by a marsh, full of industrial waste
and metal scrap. Rumor has it that a man-hunting hyena
occupies the marshland. Small must pass through the
area every day on his way to school, and heís scared
to death. He befriends a man who lives in a wooden hut
on the marshland. He seems to be hiding from someone.
When local children start disappearing from a nearby
town, Small suspects the man Ö
in 1969 in Wroclaw. Film director, screenwriter. Graduate
of the Silesian University TV & Radio Department
(Film Directing, 1999). He co-worked on feature films
with Sylwester Checinski, Jan jakub Kolski, Wieslaw
Saniewski and Zbigniew Kaminski.
(Hiena), feature film debut.
November 5, 2006 at 3:00 pm. (Portage Theatre)
November 10, 2006 at 7:00 pm. (Gateway Theatre)