Tell Me Why?

Director: Małgorzata Imielska

written & directed by Małgorzata Imielska director of photography Tomasz Tupalski music by Fiodor Korol-Borodziuk edited by Ewa Smal sound by Łukasz Nowicki, Piotr Żaczek produced by Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop, Telewizja Polska – I Program producer Wojciech Szczudło co-financed by Agencja Produkcji Filmowej
colour, 48′
Poland 2005


Jurek lives in Tel Aviv, Stella – In Boston. They met in 1936 in Otwock and fell in love from the first sight. They were divided by the war – Jurek went to Auschwitz, Stella was sent to work in Germany. The last letter from Stella came in 1945. After the war he had spend a long time looking for her until he found out that she had got married. Then he met Nora. They lived together for 57 years. Now, after all those years, he suggested to Stella they should meet again in Otwock…


Małgorzata Imielska
Graduated in film studies from Jagiellonian University, Cracow and in film directing from Radio and Television Department at University of Silesia in Katowice. Director of documentary films.