Ichthys

Director: Marek Skrobecki

written by Antoni Bańkowski directed by Marek Skrobecki director of photography Mikołaj Jaroszewicz artistic projects by Marek Skrobecki animation by Adam Wyrwas sound by Michał Kosterkiewicz music by Wojciech Lemański edited by Teresa Miziołek production manager Elżbieta Stankiewicz producer Zbigniew Żmudzki produced by Se-Ma-For Produkcja Filmowa, Agencja Produkcji Filmowej, Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych, Partyflex System, Studio Kropka
colour, 16′
Poland 2005

 

An unconventionally told, metaphorical film story about the persistence of waiting, hope and fulfillment. The protagonist of the film is a man in his prime. He comes to a restaurant, the interior of which resembles some sacred building. He is the only customer there. He is welcomed by a waiter with a cherub face who takes the order and then leaves. The customer is waiting for his return. Time passes, covering everything with the patina of age. When finally the still young waiter appears with the ordered dish, the customer appears to be dead…