Group Theory

  • International Premiere
  • Short Film

Description

Polish People’s Republic, 1977. A young, gifted mathematician, Marcin, performs a lecture at the university. Marcin’s lecture is a success, so he gets an opportunity to perform his work at the university in Paris. Unfortunately, his overdue, obligatory military service can undermine his plans of leaving a socialist country. Marcin decides to pretend a mental illness to receive an exemption from the service. He checks in to the psychiatric ward with a made-up illness. Things go well for him at first. This is until Marcin’s intellect gets attention of an officious doctor, who tries to cure him. Marcin gets dazzling drugs. Young mathematician decides to tell the truth about his sneaky plan. Will the doctor believe a psychiatric patient, who says, his sane?

Title Group Theory
Director Zuzanna Karpińska
Genre Short Film
Release Date 04.12.2021
Length 20 Minutes
Subtitles
  • English
Color Format
  • Color

Credits

Crew

Director
Zuzanna Karpińska
Camera
Grzegorz Myjkowski
Editing
Agnieszka Białek
Screenwriter
Zuzanna Karpińska
Producer
Krystyna Doktorowicz
Music
Szymon Orłowski

Cast

Małgorzata Bogdańska (Mother)
Main Character
Kamil Kołodziński (Marcin)
Main Character

Distribution

Producer

Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School at the University of Silesia
św. Pawła 3 , 40-008, Katowice, Silesia Region, Poland
+48 323592411

sf@us.edu.pl
https://us.edu.pl/en/

World Sales

Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School at the University of Silesia
św. Pawła 3 , 40-008, Katowice, Silesia Region, Poland
+48 323592411

sf@us.edu.pl
https://us.edu.pl/en/

Social

Zuzanna Karpińska

  • Director
Born in 1993 in Gdańsk. In 2012 Zuzanna graduated from „Film kindergarten” course in Wajda School. In 2019 she graduated from Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television in Katowice. She is a writer and director for short documentaries, „Wanda” (2014), „Being Old” (2018), as well as …

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