THE ERLPRINCE

KRÓLEWICZ OLCH

By Kuba CZEKAJ

MUNK STUDIO - POLISH FILMMAKERS ASSOCIATION - as PROD

First film - Completed 2016

A story of a painful growing up, a unique moment, the crossroads of childhood and adolescence; it is a tale of a brief period of turbulent and radical changes. It is a film about the death of a boy and the birth of a youth, a study on the initiation into adulthood.

Festivals
& Awards

Berlinale - EFM 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • POLAND
    • Languages
    • POLISH, ENGLISH, GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 101 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kuba CZEKAJ
    • Writer(s)
    • Kuba CZEKAJ
    • Producer(s)
    • Ewa JASTRZĘBSKA (Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association)
    • Synopsis
    • An exceptionally gifted teenage boy is about to start studying physics at university. He is working on the theory of parallel worlds, which are linked, he initially believes, by light. He has an extraordinary mind and a wounded soul, which his authoritarian mother, who steers his life, is incapable of healing. The appearance of his father, after years of absence, creates a new order. The boy passes from his mother’s hands into the care of a man. Their torturous road forms a bond between the three central characters, but their shared happiness is not to last long. Approaching a solution to the problem of the passage between the worlds, the boy initiates a journey, setting his life on the scales…
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