Ela - Szkice na Pozegnanie
Ela - Sketches on a Departure

film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2017 runtime 25'39
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby A languages Polnisch Subtitles Englisch, Deutsch, Französisch
screening format Blu-Ray aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Digital languages Polnisch Subtitles Englisch, Deutsch, Französisch

Ela lives in a small provincial town in Poland. Her daily life is stuck in a routine, balancing work and family. But Ela has a dream: Like many young Polish people, Ela, too, wants to escape the tristesse of the council housing estate and move West, into a better life.

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Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/216304953

director Oliver Adam Kusio Besetzung / Cast Bartosz Sak, Björn Heienbrock, Karolina Porcari, Karolina Romuk-Wodoracka, Mikolaj Trzybinski Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Azadeh Zandieh Tongestaltung / Sound Design Azadeh Zandieh Szenenbild / Production Design Fanny Welz Schnitt / Editing Anna-Lena Laura Engelhardt Bildgestaltung / DOP Marco Müller Produktion / Production Simon B. Stein Drehbuch / Script Oliver Adam Kusio film school Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Festivals
2017 FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival, Dresden, Germany (Goldener Reiter)
2017 Festival de Cannes - Internationale Filmfestspiele von Cannes, France
2017 ZINEBI - Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films, Spain
2017 KFFK - Kurzfilmfestival Köln, Germany
2017 Sehsüchte - Internationales Studierendenfilmfestival, Potsdam, Germany
Awards
2017 Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis 2017
Production
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Cristina Marx
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • Deutschland
  • +49 331 6202564
  • http://www.filmuniversitaet.de
Distribution
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Cristina Marx
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • Deutschland
  • +49 331 6202564
  • http://www.filmuniversitaet.de
Sales
  • Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • Cristina Marx
  • Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • Deutschland
  • +49 331 6202564
  • http://www.filmuniversitaet.de
School

Oliver Adam Kusio

Studied art history and philosophy in Frankfurt/Main and Berlin;
internships (theatre & film), whilst writing and directing his own short films;
since 2011 he has been collaborating with Rosa von Praunheim;
since 2014 studies film directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

Filmography
2013 A Hard Life