The Bait

Release date: 04-09-2009
Director: Dariusz Zawiślak

written & directed by Dariusz Zawiślak director of photography Konrad Spyra costume design by Małgorzata Bursztynowicz production design by Marta Dąbrowska music by Chris Rafael edited by Karol Iwan, Jacek Mularski producer Dariusz Zawiślak produced by Adyton International co-produced by Legend 44, Tele 5, Trygon Film co-financed by Media Plus (UE programme) cast Sonia Bohosiewicz, Faye Dunaway, Mirosław Baka, Stefan Friedman, Rafał Cieszyński, Władysław Kowalski, Sławomir Orzechowski
colour, 90′


The film is based on one of the dramas from the Epoch of the Romanticism – Balladyna, written by poet and dramatist Juliusz Słowacki. Prime time political suspence drama. A star NYPD detective is invesigating the death of a young girl. Following the crime trail he finds new victims. As the bodies start to pile up, so does the list of possible suspects. This “Who Done It” starts to like a “Who Didn’t Do It”.


Dariusz Zawiślak

Born in 1972. Studied Film production at the Łódź Film School and at the Academy of Theatre in Warsaw. Independent producer and flm director.