Michał Toczek's film has won the Grand Prix award at the Tbilisi International Student Film Festival shortly after returning from the Nashville Film Festival with an audience award.

The Nashville Film Festival has been running for 54 years and is considered one of the oldest film events in the United States. Over the years, the festival has been hugely successful, receiving record numbers of film submissions from all over the world. This year’s edition will start on September 28 and will last until October 4. Read more about the festival here.

Held for 14 years now, Tbilisi International Student Film Festival is a one-of-a-kind festival in the region. Its program features student films from all over the world. The organisers have created a space for viewers interested in new productions and a network for members of the film industry, focusing primarily on beginners and up-and-coming professionals. You can learn more about the festival here.

A Dead Marriage by Michał Toczek is a bittersweet story about two people meeting in unusual circumstances. Filip is a middle-aged man. He works as a professional film extra, specializing in playing dead bodies. On the set of a historical film, he meets Łucja, who plays the role of a dead woman. When lying on top of each other during shots and playing their roles, Filip and Łucja start developing a relationship.