10/22, 17:45 · Od Nowa – large hall
This film is a personal statement of the director’s, who, together with his wife, must face a very rare and incurable disease of their newborn baby – Ondine’s curse (or congenital central hypoventilation syndrome, CCHS). People afflicted with this disease suffer from respiratory arrest, when sleeping, and require a respirator to support breathing. The film demonstrates the process of familiarising with the fear that accompanies this disease.
|Editing:||Justyna Król, Tomasz Śliwiński|
|Awards:||MFF „Nowe Horyzonty” / New Horizons Film Festival – Wyróżnienie w Konkursie Polskich Filmów Krótkometrażowych / Special Mention in the Polish Short Films Competition (2013)|
Tomasz Śliwiński (born in 1979) is a student of the Department of Directing at the Warsaw Film School, and a graduate of the Faculty of ETI, and Faculty of Management and Economics, at Gdansk University of Technology. The Curse (2011), his first short movie, has been presented at many film festivals.