House In The Aquarium

For many years, a young boy named Eric has devoted himself to his passion - analyzing old family recordings and documenting conversations with his father on tape. When his camera gets damaged, it forces him to confront his unwanted past.

  • Mateusz Muziński
    Director
  • Mateusz Muziński
    Writer
  • Artur Łukawski
    Writer
  • Mikołaj Pieńkowski
    Director of Photography
  • Karol Muziński
    1st Assistant Director of Photography
  • Michalina Kamińska
    Art Director
  • Maciej Łabaz
    Key Cast
    "Eric"
  • Ryszard Jabłoński
    Key Cast
    "Father"
  • Leo Sirak
    Key Cast
    "Young Eric"
  • Artur Łukawski
    Production Manager
  • Michalina Kamińska
    2nd Production Manager
  • Mikołaj Pieńkowski
    Editor
  • Nikodem Kłoś
    1st Assistant Editor
  • Roman Ivasyk
    Colorist
  • Gleb Andreev
    Sound Technician
  • Mateusz Muziński
    Sound Editor
  • Bartek Baranowski
    Film Composers
  • malomalbo
    Film Composers
  • Józef Romasz
    Art Supervisors
  • Mateusz Winkiel
    Art Supervisors
  • Paweł Siedlik
    Consultations
  • Waldemar Korzeniowsky
    Consultations
  • Maria Judycka
    Consultations
  • Małgorzata Miecznikowska
    Dialogues Translation
  • Marta Łukawska
    Archive Recordings
  • Rafał Łukawski
    Archive Recordings
  • Halina Łukasik
    Special Thanks
  • Yana Katliarova
    Special Thanks
  • Małgorzata Szyłak
    Special Thanks
  • Patryk Mazurek
    Special Thanks
  • Michał Chrząstek
    Special Thanks
  • Dominik Liszewski
    Special Thanks
  • Paweł Ziemilski
    Special Thanks
  • Piotr Maziopa
    Special Thanks
  • Katarzyna Szczerba
    Special Thanks
  • Piotr Kinicki
    Special Thanks
  • MX35 Camera Rental
    Special Thanks
  • Warsaw Zoological Garden
    Special Thanks
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Dom w akwarium
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Thriller, Psychological drama, Slow cinema, Student etude
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,100 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Poland
  • Language:
    Polish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Blackmagic
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Social Sciences
Director Biography - Mateusz Muziński

I am a student of Logistics and Administration in the Media at the University of Warsaw (MA) and a graduate of Film And TV Production Organisation at the University of Social Sciences, where I made more than a dozen short films during my three-year studies. In the meantime, I have created and continue to create short films and custom music projects. Currently, I work as an office supervisor at the international media group - GroupM Poland. In addition, I am a photographer at Auto Mazi - a passenger vehicle sales company, and I have one year of experience in television production, two years of experience in radio production and six months of professional experience in film production and post-production in the event industry.
06.09.2023

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Director Statement

I created this short film inspired by a quote from Czech writer Karel Capek and my own experiences. This film is a piece of my self-therapy and also my graduation film.