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Strange Ones, The

Deux Inconnus · dir. Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein
USA, France 2011, 14’


06/28, 13:00 · Baj Pomorski – hall B

06/30, 14:30 · Baj Pomorski – hall B


A Man and a Boy, trudging down a hot, deserted stretch of highway, sneak into a motel swimming pool and are soon found by a Girl who works there. While at first everything seems normal, as the Boy speaks with the Girl a strange and disturbing shift occurs, and the reality of who they really are is called into question.

Director:Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein
Screenplay:Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein
Music:Saunder Jurriaans, Daniel Bensi
Cinematography:Drew Innis
Editing:Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein
Cast:David Call, Tobias Campbell, Merritt Wever
Awards:Najlepszy Film Krótkometrażowy / Best Narrative Short Film – FF Atlanta (2011); Specjalna Nagroda Jury / Special Jury Prize – Independent FF Boston (2011); Nagroda Wytwórni Focus Features za Najlepszy Film / Focus Features Best Film Award – Columbia University FF (2011)

Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein are NYC-based filmmakers who received their MFAs from the graduate film program at Columbia University School of the Arts. Their film has played in numerous festivals around the world.