Feature Narrative Competition | 116 min | 2019


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About the Film

Living in a youth detention facility, 20-year-old Daniel encounters a spiritual transformation, but his desire to become a priest is challenged by his criminal record, which makes it impossible. When he is sent to a small town to work at a carpenter’s workshop, he dresses up as a priest, which leads to him accidentally taking over the local parish. Having just experienced a traumatic tragedy, the local community desperately seeks healing, and sees the arrival of the young preacher as a golden opportunity to find peace.

Film Info

Section Feature Narrative Competition
Year 2019
Length 116 min
Language Polish with subtitles in English and Arabic
Country Poland, France

Film Credits

Director Jan Komasa
Screenplay Mateusz Pacewicz
Cinematography Piotr Sobocinski Jr.
Music Evgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine
Editing Przemyslaw Chruscielewski
Producer Leszek Bodzak, Aneta Hickinbotham
Production Company Aurum Film
Sound Design
Sound Kacper Habisiak, Marcin Kasinski, Tomasz Wieczorek
Cast Bartosz Bielenia, Eliza Rycembel, Aleksandra Konieczna, Tomasz Zietek

Film Contacts

Directed by: Jan Komasa