POLISH TITLE: MONIKA W.
Inspired by a true story of a teenager who goes missing. Monika's last path is followed by a CCTV camera. Eva, the girl’s mother, cannot cope with the loss of her daughter and still hopes to find a lead. She decides to become Monika: dressed up as her, she visits the place where her daughter was seen for the last time. Surreal projection of Eva’s fears seems to mix with the reality. Is it just her subconsciousness, or is Eva close to discovering the mystery of her daugther’s disappearance?
- RUNNING TIME:
- Paulina Skibińska
- Katarzyna Szczerba, Paulina Skibińska
- Jakub Stolecki
- Katarzyna Boniecka, Szymon Żuczkowski
- Maria Dąbrowska, Weronika Humaj, Dorota Furmaniuk, Dariusz Dudzik, Tomasz Kubiatowicz
- Tymoteusz Witczak
- Studio Munka
- MX35, Studio PUK, TVN Film, Zachodniopomorski Fundusz Filmowy Pomerania Film
Paulina Skibińska, born in 1987 in Kowary, near Jelenia Góra, Poland, graduated from the Post-Secondary Studio of Culture Animation in Wrocław (2009), film specialization. She earned her M.A. degree in screenwriting at the Łódź Film School (2014), where she is now pursuing her Ph.D. studies. Being a screenwriter of numerous internationally awarded short fiction and animated films, e.g. “Gyros Dance”, “Http://”, “The Kiss”, “48hTV”. She is the author of the award-winning worldwide documentary “Object” (won Special Jury Award at Sundance Film Festival 2015). She is the only Polish scholar of the prestigious Eastman-Kodak Scholarship. F5 magazine put her name on the list of the 10 most promising filmmakers of the younger generation.