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PROGRAM OF POLISH FILMS

Marcin Janos Krawczyk

was born in 1978 in Tomaszów Lubelski. He works as an actor. He graduated from Documentary Course in the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing

FILMOGRAPHY

“Rendez-vous“, 2006; “Six Weeks”, 2009.

Six Weeks (0+)

Poland, 2009, colour, 18 min.
Director: Marcin Janos Krawczyk
Due to different life situations there are mothers who do not want or those who cannot bring up their children. They have the right to give the child away just after delivery. During the first six weeks of the newborn’s life the mother has to make the decision about the definit resignation of her parental rights. She is free in making her decision however the decision she makes cannot be changed afterwards. A biological mother loses any contact with her child. She can only write a final letter to the child. The film shows in a poetical way the first six weeks of the small human being who was given up.

AWARDS

IDFA 2009 – Best Short Film Award.