Poland 2016, 18 min, Polish, Hebrew & English subtitles

Barbara and Zdzisław’s 45-year marriage has known crises and reconciliations. Their everyday life has its share of petty squabbles, but they also have touching moments of warmth and humor. As they prepare for their wedding anniversary celebration, to be attended by their children and grandchildren, it turns out that a deep wound is lurking under the surface, one that only a dramatic gesture can heal.

Previous Festivals:

IDFA, DOK Leipzig

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Director & Script: Zofia Kowalewska
Production: Ewa Jastrzebska
Production Company: Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association
Editing: Jerzy Zawadzki
Cinematography: Weronika Bilska
World Sales: Katarzyna Wilk (KFF Sales & Promotion) (katarzyna.wilk@kff.com.pl)


Born in Krakow in 1995, Zofia Kowalewska is studying directing at the Łódź Film School. During her final year at high school that she began working on “Close ties”. To date, she has made two films during her studies, “Miśka”, a feature étude and a documentary entitled “Darling”.