A dead body became stuck by a river bank. Its decaying insides still hide a human soul – a miniature of the deceased. Rotting organs part and a tiny creature gets out. Standing on the river bank, it says goodbye to the corpse and sets off on a journey through the post-mortem land.

  • Genre: Animated
  • Country: Polska
  • Running time: 9
  • Year: 2019
  • Color: colour

Director: Barbara Rupik

Script: Barbara Rupik

Music: Maurycy Raczyński

Editing: Barbara Rupik

Sound: Barbara Rupik


About the director:

Barbara Rupik

Barbara Rupik

Born in 1992. Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. Currently she is studying Animated Film and Special Effects at the Polish National Film School in Lodz.

At festivals:

72nd Festival de Cannes, France, 2019 (III Prize, Cinefondation)

59th Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 2019 (competition)

Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019, France, 2019 (competition)

68th Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, 2019 (competition)

25th Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2019 (screening)

14th Shorts México - Mexico International Short Film Festival, Mexico, 2019 (competition)

9th Stoptrik Film Festival, Slovenia, 2019 (competition)

Kaohsiung Film Festival 2019, Taiwan, 2019 (competition)

Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2019 (screening)

Bucheon International Animation Festival 2019, South Korea, 2019 (competition)

BANJALUKA 2019 International Animated Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2019 (competition)