What It's Like To Be My Mother

Release date: 27-12-2007
Director: Norah McGettigen

written & directed by Norah McGettigen director of photography Marius Matzow Gulbrandsen production design by Joanna Pęzińska costume design by Marta Skajnowska sound Barbara Domaradzka, Piotr Domaradzki, Krzysztof Zalewski editing by Małgorzata Orłowska, Mariusz Kuś production manager Agata Golańska cast Iza Kuna (Monika), Olga Frycz (Julia), Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Lech Sołuba, Katarzyna Chmara, Zbigniew Kaleta produced by Association of Polish Filmmakers, Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, phone +48 22 845 49 86, e-mail info@sfp.org.pl, o.kujawska@sfp.org.pl, www.sfp.org.pl co-produced by Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing; TVP Film; Keep It Country Productions Ltd. executive produced by Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing, Chełmska 21, bld. 24, 00-724 Warsaw (Poland), phone +48 22 851 10 56, e-mail info@wajdaschool.pl, www.wajdaschool.pl executive producers Katarzyna Ślesicka, Anna Wydra co-financing Polish Film Institute world sales Association of Polish Filmmakers
Digital Beta, 16:9, colour, 30′
Poland 2007

 

Since an accident that happened three years ago, Monika is forced to live in a wheelchair. Her daughter Julia makes a film about her mother which is a part of school project. The film allows mother and daughter to talk about the things they previously didn’t have a courage to speak about.

 

 Translated by Monika Miziniak | Edited by Patricia Koza