UNDERSTAND

A boy is asleep in his garden. Sunny weather. In the yard he can hear gunshots. Dreaming, he starts imagining what the situation could be about? He enters in Hades to check with reality... Will he wake up safe?

  • Michał Rutkowski
    Director
  • Michał Rutkowski
    Writer
  • Michał Rutkowski
    Producer
  • Michał Rutkowski
    Key Cast
    "Boy"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Music Video, Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Logic Cinema, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Poland
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Euro Indie Music TV
    Perugia
    Italy
Distribution Information
  • AirplayBuzz
    Distributor
    Country: France
    Rights: Video on Demand, Hotel, Paid TV
  • Euro Indie Music
    Distributor
    Country: Italy
    Rights: Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Paid TV
  • Amazon Prime Video Direct
    Sales Agent
    Country: United States
    Rights: Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Airline, Paid TV
Director Biography - Michał Rutkowski

MICHAŁ RUTKOWSKI
(CREATIVE ARTIST, WRITER)

POET & PROSE WRITER, PAINTER (OIL PAINTINGS, INK & WATER-COLOR WORKS), CREATIVE MUSICIAN, AND VIDEO ARTIST. HE IS KEEN ON PSYCHOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY IN BOOK TOPICS. HIS WORKS ARE UNCONVENTIONAL AND THERE IS A PRINT OF CONSTANT EXPERIMENTING WITH BOTH: THE CONTENTS AND THE FORM THEY ARE GIVEN WHEN TURNED INTO ARTISTIC WORKS. VEGAN PERSON.

LITERATURE
HE DEBUTED IN HIGH-SCHOOL WITH A STORY PUBLISHED IN ONE OF THE MAJOR NEWSPAPERS IN WARSAW. DURING HIS STUDIES HE PUBLISHED APHORISMS (USING A PEN-NAME) IN A STUDENT’S MAGAZINE FOCUSING ON PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY.

IN THE YEAR 2015 THERE WERE 3 BOOKS OF HIS PUBLISHED IN POLAND: TWO OF THEM ARE PHILOSOPHIC NOVELS - "WYNALAZCA SZCĘŚCIA" (INVENTOR OF HAPPINESS) & "PŁOMYK ŚWIECY" (CANDLE'S FLAME), THE THIRD ONE IS A BOOK OF POETRY TITLED "19 DNI NA SCENIE" (NINETEEN DAYS ON THE STAGE). BOOKS OF HIS ACHIEVED A PRICE OF ABOUT 100 UD$ PER ONE PAPER COPY ON THE MARKET. THE FIRST PRINTINGS ARE SOLD.

​IN 2017 THE DEMO AUDIOBOOK TITLED THE "VACUUM BOOK" WAS PUBLISHED . IT WAS THE FIRST BOOK IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE FROM THE AUTHOR .

PAINTING
HE DEBUTED (AS A STUDENT) SELLING OIL & TEMPERA WORKS IN THE ARKA GALLERY IN WARSAW.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (TITLE/TOWN/YEAR):
RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION/ GALERIA INSPIRACJE, WARSAW/ 2009
DYNAMIC & ENERGETIC PAINTING/ GALERIA INSPIRACJE, WARSAW/ 2011
PAINT ME A BLISS/ GALERIA SCHODY, WARSAW/ 2014
​THE SMALL RETROSPECTIVE/BIELANIAN LIBRARIES, WARSAW/2016
HUMANITY/ GALERIA SCHODY, WARSAW/ 2018

​MICHAŁ ALSO COOPERATED WITH GALLERY STORE​ /POZNAŃ.

PAINTER’S SIGNATURE: „R”.

​AUDIO-VIDEO WORKS:
​"​UNDERSTAND" 2016/2018.
"HEART WILL LINGER" 2011/2018.
​"GOLDEN TOWN PRISON BREAK" 2018.
"INHALE THE NIGHT" 2020.
​"BALLROOM" 2020.
+ SHORT FILMS

MUSIC
HIS MUSICAL ACTIVITY CAN BE TRACED BACK TO EARLY CHILDHOOD. AS A TEENAGER HE PLAYED THE GUITAR IN A ROCK BAND, WHICH RECORDED A 6-SONGS DEMO & MADE IT TO PERFORM LIVE IN A QUITE BIG CLUB OF THAT TIMES. THIS IS THE PERIOD OF LIFE, WHEN HIS COMPOSING AND LYRICS' WRITING SKILLS AROSE. THE BAND SPLIT UP WHEN THE MEMBERS STARTED TO STUDY AT DIFFERENT UNIVERSITIES.

DEMO SOLO ALBUMS:
STARTING WITH "OUR AWESOME BUZZ" MANY SINGLES HAVE BEEN RELEASED 2015-2017.

"ORIENT" - LP, 2016/ PHILOSOPHIC MUSIC ALBUM /
​"FIREBALL" CONCEPT-MUSIC LP ALBUM /2017.
​"VACUUM BOOK" - MUSIC BOOK /2017.

IN THE YEAR 2018 THERE ARRIVED THE OFFICIAL ALBUMS TITLED "VACUUM" & "STARZ AIN'T NEONS", WHICH REPLACED THEN THE PREVIOUS DEMO ALBUMS ON THE MARKET. THE 3RD LP-ALBUM "JOKER"S MALL" WAS PUBLISHED IN 2020 FOLLOWED SOON BY THE LP "THE BEST OF". THE REASON TO GIVE, IN THE END, A "THE BEST OF" ALBUM WAS THAT PEOPLE WHO WOULD LIKE TO GET AN IDEA OF A 200 MINUTES DISCOGRAPHY BRIEFLY ARE NOW SATISFIED - AS QUOTED IN 2020 BY MICHAŁ RUTKOWSKI.

THE AUTHOR HAS INVENTED, COPYRIGHTED & RECORDED A FEW NEW MUSIC GENRES: MUSIC BOOKS & POWER-JAZZ, IMPLEMENTED ON HIS LP-ALBUMS AND EXPERIMENTED ON THE 21ST CENTURY MUSIC MARKET: RADIOS & TV.

​​HIS MUSIC HAS BEEN AIRED ON DIFFERENT RADIO STATIONS, MOSTLY IN ITALY, FRANCE, BELGIUM, CANADA & USA, AND ON DIGITAL RADIOSTATIONS WORLDWIDE. IN THE YEAR 2016 THE ARTIST HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL RADIO MUSIC AWARD . UP TO NUMBER 1 (2017-2020) ON REVERBNATION CHARTS FOR POLISH ROCK MUSIC. WITH THE SONG "FLOWY WIND" HE'S BEEN RANKING IN THE EUROPEAN TOP 20-INDECOUVERTES CHARTS IN FRENCH LANGUAGE SPEAKING COUNTRIES, AND ON THE EURO 200 CHART LIST WITH MULTIPLE SONGS & THE VIDEO "UNDERSTAND". HIS VIDEOS HAVE BEEN AIRED ON TV STATIONS IN EUROPE, INCLUDING FJORTON TV SWEDEN & MULTIPLE ITALIAN TV CHANNELS; IN THE USA ON SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TV /ROKU TV/ AND OTHER TV STATIONS PURCHASED IN MUSIC-GATEWAY (UK) /AIRPLAYBUZZ.

LOGIC SYSTEMS
INTELECTUALLY MICHAŁ DISCOVERED AND DESCRIBED UNSIMPLE LOGIC © AND LOGIC & LIVE CINEMA ©.

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