Fear of Falling
directed by Bartosz Konopka written by Piotr Borkowski, Bartosz Konopka director of photography Piotr Niemyjski music Maciej Cieślak production design by Elwira Pluta costume design by Katarzyna Lewińska make-up by Janusz Kaleja edited by Jarosław Barzan PSM sound by Jacek Hamela production manager Ewa Jastrzębska
cast Marcin Dorociński (Tomek), Krzysztof Stroiński (Tomek’s Father), Dorota Kolak (Tomek’s Mother), Magdalena Popławska (Tomek’s Wife)
produced by Munk Studio, Krakowskie Przedmieście 7, 00-068 Warsaw, phone +48 22 556 54 70, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org www.studiomunka.pl co-produced by The Polish Filmmakers Association; Tvp producer Ewa Jastrzębska co-financed by The Polish Film Institute distribution Kino Świat world sales Wide Management (Eye on Films Label)
35 Mm, 1.85 : 1, colour, Dolby Surround, 87′
Young TV reporter Tomek leads a peaceful life. When his father ends up at a psychiatric hospital, Tomek must take care of him. As he enters into the world of mental disease, he learns the truth about himself.
Born in 1972. Graduate of film studies at the Jagiellonian University, journalism at the University of Warsaw, and film directing at the Radio and Television Department of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Directed the short feature Three for the Taking (Trójka do wzięcia, 2008), documentaries Goat Walker (Ballada o kozie, 2005) and Rabbit à la Berlin (Królik po berlińsku, 2009), all of which received numerous awards at filmfestivals in Poland and abroad. Fear of Falling is his full-length feature debut.