25.10.2023 / 15:00
PL: Skąd dokąd
Director: Maciek Hamela
Cinematography: Yura Dunay, Wawrzyniec Skoczylas, Marcin Sierakowski, Piotr Grawender
Editing: Piotr Ogiński
Producers: Piotr Grawender / Affinity Cine, Maciek Hamela / Impakt Film
Poland, France, Ukraine 2023
The first days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. People caught by time and in space, facing an uncertain here and now, choose to abandon what they hold most precious as they climb straight into the dusty van with foreign plates. It traverses tens of thousands of kilometers serving various functions: waiting room, hospital, shelter, zone for confidences and confessions, which are shared among travelers thrown together by chance. In the Rearview is a collective portrait composed of experiences of those who have a single goal: finding a safe haven.
A picture that, despite its apparent silence, contains so many emotions, can deeply move and terrify…
Zosia Sikora, Filmawka
Ordinaryness devoid of pathos and commentary, the greatest power of reportage.
Marcin Prymas, Pełna sala
The missing element of the refugee experience.
Honest, sensitive, not looking for spectacle – this is the kind of war cinema we need!