30.09. - 09.10.2021

Venice Poland 2010 | 110 min | OV | | FF 2010

Jan Jakub Kolski

Jan Jakub Kolski (*1956) is an author and director of numerous shorts, documentaries, features films and plays. His films Jasminum (2006) and Venice (2010) were shown at the Hamburg Film Festival.

rated for 0 + years
The movie is based on a series of short novels, written by Włodzimierz Odojewski: Venice is the story of an 11-years-old Marek, whose dreams of a summer trip to Venice are brutally cut short by the outbreak of war in 1939. To escape the cruel realities of the world the boy hides in the basement of his aunt‘s villa. When one night the basement is flooded during a storm, the woman decides to distract the Marek‘s imagination by building a replica of Venice underneath her house. Kolski combines the brutal images of war with the dreamlike qualities of a child‘s sensitivity and need for magic.

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Original title: Wenecja
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Polish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Jan Jakub Kolski
Screenplay: Jan Jakub Kolski
Cast: Marcin Walewski, Magdalena Cielecka, Grażyna Błęcka-Kolska, Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska
Producer: Michał Kwieciński
Director of Photography: Artur Reinhart
Music: Dariusz Gorniók
Production Design: Joanna Macha
Editor: Witold Chomiński
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Akson Studio


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