Sashka

Saszka, 2018, 27 min.

Sashka (2018)

Awards

2019
Ca’Foscari Short Film Festival in Venice, Italy
GRAND PRIX

2018
Polish Film Festival Gdynia, Poland
Malopolska Film Award

Spectrum Film Festival, Poland
Special Mention for the Best Actress

Production

Director Katarzyna Lesisz
Screenplay Justyna Bilik
(based on the novel written by Etgar Keret)
Cinematography Michal Dymek
Producer Agata Golanska

Cast

Sashka Daria Polunina
Piotr Mateusz Krol
Aliona Oksana Terefenko
Karol Damian Ul
Procurator Arkadiusz Jakubik

Story

Sasha, a young Ukrainian, receives a message about the passing of a man with whom she took a fictional marriage to get a Polish visa. The funeral of her husband gives her the opportunity to meet her beloved Piotr, who arranged her marriage years ago and decided to leave her with no explanation.
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