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World Festival of Animated Film /
28 September to 3 October 2020
World Festival of Animated Film / 28 September to 3 October 2020
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Portret Suzanne / Portrait of Suzanne

Grand Competition Short Film 4

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Portret Suzanne / Portrait of Suzanne


Izabela Plucińska

Poland, France, Germany / 2019 / 14' 53''



Projections


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Thursday, 01. 10.,
Kino SC, 20:00 h
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Saturday, 03. 10.,
Theatre &TD, 18:30 h


Synopsis


In a small hotel, a man is trying to appease his hunger for love by excessive eating. But his longing for his beloved Suzanne will not be soothed by plates full of meat cuts, vegetables and fruit. When he goes to town in search of food, he accidentally hurts his foot, which unexpectedly transforms into Suzanne. The two become inseparable. A surreal adaptation of Roland Topor’s short novel about loneliness, jealousy and love.

Izabela Plucińska


Izabela Plucińska is an animated film director, born in Poland and living in Germany. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, as well as in Film Animation from the Polish National Film School in Lodz, where she also completed her Ph.D. in animation. She specialises in clay animation. Her filmography includes Jam Session (2005) – winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, Esterhazy (2009) and Sexy Laundry (2015). Currently, she teaches at the Academy of Art in Szczecin and works at her own production company, ClayTraces. Portrait of Suzanne is her latest film, inspired by Roland Topor’s short novel.

 

Director

Izabela Plucińska


Production

Fundacja Las Sztuki; Films de Force Majeure; Claytraces


Screenplay

Izabela Plucińska


Sound

Léo Puget


Music

Pascal Comelade, Arfaaz Kagalwala


categories

Grand Competition Short Film 4