written & directed by Lech Majewski director of photography Lech Majewski music by Lech Majewski, Józef Skrzek production design by Leon Herlig, Joanna Macha costume design by Dorota Lis edited by Eliot Ems, Norbert Rudzik sound Zbigniew Malecki, Lech Majewski production manager Michał Tatarek
cast Patryk Czajka (Sebastian), Joanna Litwin (Mother), Grzegorz Przybył (Father), Dorota Lis (Doris), Anna Wesołowska (Midwife), Ryszarda Celińska (Older Mother), Leonard Brzoza (Sebastian as a Boy), Werner Widera (Sebastian as a Baby), Michalina Rutkowska (Servant), Tadeusz Pławecki (Wolf), Marian Makula (Bluebeard), Lucjan Czerny (Cremator)
produced by Angelus Silesius, Korfantego 66/8, 40-160 Katowice, phone +48 502 025 106, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org co-produced by Telewizja Polska – Telewizja Kultura; Supra Film; Silesia Film; Atlas Sztuki; Ars Cameralis; Opus Film co-financed by The Polish Film Institute executive production by Angelus Silesius producers Lech Majewski, Michał Tatarek distributed by Silesia Film / Vivarto, Franciszkańska 8/2, 00-214 Warsaw, +48 22 353 96 02, +48 826 60 48, e-mail email@example.com world sales Angelus Silesius
35 mm, colour, Dolby Stereo SR, 97′
Protagonist of the film is a young poet treated in psychiatric ward, and his inner world: dreams, reality, projections of his fears and obsessions. Imprisoned among the sick, young man transcends limits of the present, mythisizes his environment, imagines the future and comes back to his childhood fears.
Film version of the “Blood of a Poet” installation.
Born in 1953. Film, theatre and opera director, poet, prose-writer, painter. Graduated from the National Film School in Łódź. Member of American Guild of Directors and European Film Academy. Laureate of many international film festivals.
Filmography as Director
1978: Annunciation (Zwiastowanie; śr.m); 1980: The Knight (Rycerz); 1986: Flight of the Spruce Goose (Lot świerkowej gęsi); 1988: Prisoner of Rio (Więzień Rio); 1992:
The Gospel According to Harry (Ewangelia według Harry’ego); 1997: Room of Roe Deers (Pokój saren); 1999: Wojaczek; 2001: Angelus; 2004: The Garden of Earthly Delights (Ogród rozkoszy ziemskich; 2007: Glass Lips (Szklane usta)