98 KG

The theme of the film ’98kg’ centers on Domestic Violence. The main character is a woman abused by her husband. We watch a form of toxic relationship in which the characters are endlessly trapped. 98kg symbolizes the heavy weight of a set of barbells, as well as that of the husband.

  • Genre: Animated
  • Country: Poland
  • Running time: 5
  • Year: 2021
  • Color: colour

Director: Izabela Plucińska

Script: Izabela Plucińska

DOP: Izabela Plucińska

Music: Andrea Martignoni

Editing: Daniela Kinateder

Sound: Andrea Martignoni

Production company: Las Sztuki, Claytraces Izabela Plucińska

About the director:

Izabela Plucińska

Izabela Plucińska

Animated film director. Born in Poland, she is now living in Germany. She is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz and Film Animation of the Cinematography Department at the Lodz Film School, where she also completed her Ph.D. in the field of animation. She specialises in clay animation. Her filmography includes “Jam Session” (2005) – a winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, “Esterhazy” (2009) and “Sexy Laundry” (2015). Currently she is a teacher at the Academy of Art in Szczecin, in the same time she is working at her own production company, ClayTraces, and is back with “Portrait of Suzanne”, her latest film, inspired by a short novel by Roland Topor.

At festivals:

61st Krakow Film Festival, 2021, Poland, 2021 (competition)

64th International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film – DOK Leipzig, 2021, Germany, 2021 (competition)

Etiuda&Anima, 2021, Poland, 2021 (competition)