The Mother

Małgorzata - an important politician - is going to her home at the lake. Her son - a drug addict - needs her help. Małgorzata is asking her daughter for her support. At home they find Małgorzata's semiconscious son and a massacred body of a young girl. In the face of the tragedy, their relationship gets complicated, disclosing their hidden grudges. The mother has to make the most difficult decision in her life.
Running time: 30'


Łukasz Ostalski


Łukasz Ostalski


Sławomir Witek


Danuta Stenka

Magdalena Czerwińska

Rafał Fudalej

Paulina Szostak

About Author

Łukasz Ostalski was born in Gdańsk, Poland. Political Science graduate at Gdansk University, Social Science Faculty. WFH Sopot Schools' of Photography Student. Awards winner of press photography contests. In 2012 graduated from Directing Faculty at Gdynia School Film. "The Mother" is his diploma film.


2013 10th Węgiel Student Film Festival, Poland-Grand Prix
2013 32th Koszalin Mlodzi i Film Festival, Poland-Special Mention
2013 43rd Tampere International Film Festival, Finland, - Audience Award
2013 10th Yerevan International Film Festival Golden Apricot, Armenia, - Special Mention
2013 60th Pula Film Festival, Croatia, - Best Short Fiction
2013 13. T-mobile New Horizons, Poland,- Best Short Fiction




© Gdyńska Szkoła Filmowa 2013.