Arena

Director: Martin Rath

written & directed by Martin Rath director of photography Bartosz Świniarski production design by Aleksandra Chorążyczewska sound by Katarzyna Szczerba music by Artur Walaszczyk edited by Patrik Eriksson, Martin Rath pedagogical supervision by Mariusz Grzegorzek, Ryszard Lenczewski production managers Witold Franczak, Magdalena Pietrowska executive producer Łukasz Długołęcki produced by Lodz Film School, NUR, Isyrius co-financed by The Polish Film Institute
cast Marcin Kowalczyk, Piotr Dmyszewicz, Mikołaj Chroboczek, Andrzej Borowski, Marek Sopata, Robert Augustyn, Dawid Miś, Jerzy Michalec, Marcin Bogacz, Bogusław Bogacz, Jerzy Nieściur, Grzegorz Potrzeba, Robert Kowalczuk, Magdalena Rybarczyk-Cieślar, Marco Habes, Hubert Baran
colour, 23′
Poland 2013

 

A young hitchhiker is taken in by the inhabitants of the Bieszczady mountains. Fascinated by the charisma of the people and the surrounding wilderness, he decides to submit to a test that will establish his rightful presence in these mountains. The only question is – to whom is he supposed to prove his strength?