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Authoritarian authorities declare a state of siege. The city becomes a closed fortress. The authorities, to emphasize the threat, decide to fire a cannon at the enemy. The fortress becomes history, but the demons of war never sleep....

  • ZALESKY'S Slawek Zalewski
  • Slawek Zalewski
  • Jerzy Stuhr
    Key Cast
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  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2021
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - ZALESKY'S Slawek Zalewski

Illustrator, director of animated films, designer, graphic designer. 
Outsider and the connoisseur of serious and less serious music.
Studied in the Graphic Department of the Academy of Arts in Krakow. Diploma in Animation Film Studio of professor Jerzy Kucia. He makes a contact with Studio of Animated Films in Krakow, and debuts with a medium length animation - A’KUKU.
As a graphic designer, he collaborates with the British Council.
He establishes an auctorial graphic, animation and multimedia studio. He makes several animations and multimedia projects for the National Museum in Krakow. As an executive producer, he makes an medium length animated film INSECTEUS / OWADEUSZ. He collaborates with Ludowy Theatre in Krakow.
Now, he works on satiric cartoons, film and photography. 
An owner of a park bench, and free walking dogs’ favorite.

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Director Statement

Russian Peace. The process of waiting for the enemy in the paper Fortress. The siege mentality creates an image of the enemy, you need to mobilize the ranks and abandon individualism: be ready for the highest sacrifice.