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"Fatima" is a dreamy film that delves into the complexities of cultural clashes, sexuality, religion, lack of religion, loneliness, time, and power. The film follows the journey of a young woman named Fatima, seeking a refuge in London. As she struggles to acclimate to her new surroundings, Fatima finds herself cutting ties with her roots and embarking on a quest for self-discovery.

As she becomes increasingly vulnerable to the dark and dangerous forces that lurk in the shadows, she finds herself grappling with issues of power, control, and abuse. The film examines the ways in which societal pressures and expectations can shape an individual's identity and sense of self-worth, and the toll that loneliness and isolation can take on a person's psyche.

"Fatima" takes viewers on a journey through the complexities of the human experience. The film is a thought-provoking exploration of the universal themes of identity, belonging, and the search for meaning in a world that can be both beautiful and terrifying.

  • Benedykt Zasadzki
  • Benedykt Zasadzki
  • Huiwen Wu
  • Iulia Benze
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 21, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Benedykt Zasadzki

Benedykt Zasadzki's life journey has taken him from his birthplace of Lodz, Poland, to various corners of the globe in pursuit of his passion for film. After studying film and literature at the University of Lodz, he expanded his horizons with a course in psychology at the University of Tromso in Norway, followed by a digital filmmaking program at the SAE Institute in Glasgow.

Now based in London, Zasadzki has established himself as a multi-talented creative force in the film industry. With a diverse range of credits spanning over a decade, he has made his mark as a writer, director, and producer on both the big and small screens. His work has garnered attention in independent film circles, thanks in part to the distinctive artistic vision that he brings to each project.

Some of Zasadzki's most notable films include Benedictus (2005) and Iga (2010), both of which showcase his ability to craft compelling stories with nuanced characters. More recently, he has taken on new challenges with films like Portobello Road and Abrakadabra (2016), proving that his talent for innovation and creativity remains as strong as ever.

With his passion for film and his dedication to his craft, Zasadzki is a filmmaker to watch in the years to come.

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