Through Glass

Director: Igor Chojna

written & directed by Igor Chojna director of photography Jakub Czerwiński production design by Zbigniew Błażejewski edited by Barbara Snarska sound by Ewa Bogusz production manager Tomasz Stefaniak cast Monika Buchowiec, Kamil Bończyk, Grażyna Suchocka, Artur Zawadzki, Zofia Pawłowska, Eugeniusz Arabski, Adrianna Pytlarz, Karolina Grzelak produced by PWSFTviT co-financed by The Chimney Pot
colour, 35 mm, 1:1,37, Dolby Stereo SR, 15′
Poland 2009


A young man arrives late for his aunt’s funeral, in a tiny village in central Poland. He’s confronted by a number of woman, who challenge his presence, as he is the only outsider that has interrupted the life this hermetic community. After he misses his last bus he is forced to stay for the night.


Igor Chojna
Born in 1978. He graduated from the faculty of History and Political Science at the University of Toronto and Film Directing at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. The author of short fiction movies such as Julia (2007), Through glass (2009) and Unwilligness (2009) and documentary film A screening at the “Tatry” cinema (2010).