Glasgow

Director:  Piotr Subbotko

Title in English:  Glasgow
Original title: Glasgow

2010/ Poland/ HD/ 30’/ Fiction/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Piotr Subbotko; Photography:  Wojciech Staroń; Editing:  Agnieszka Glińska;
Animation:  Zbyszek Ugielski; Music:  Krzysztof Ścierański; Sound:  Małgorzata Staroń; Leading actors:  Rafał Garnecki, Sandra Korzeniak, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Aneta Thuong Majchrzak, Adam Graczyk, Filip Garbacz, Jowita Budnik, Marcin Tyrol; Producer:  Katarzyna Ślesicka

Synopsis:
„Glasgow” is the story of a 12-year-old boy Damian, who is convinced that his father is a well-known football player in the club Celtic Glasgow. During the holidays, the boy tries to earn enough money to afford a trip to Scotland, so he helps a retired man Miecio in household repairs. He falls in love with a 15-year-old pregnant girl Monika, wants to take care of her child and take both of them to a better world.



Filmography:
Director, scriptwriter and playwright. He is a graduate of the Theatre Studies at the State Theatre Academy and of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. He completed directors workshops with Krystian Lupa. For many years he served as a director for the television music shows, music videos and as a series writer. His script entitled 'Hiszpańskie dziewczyny [Spanish Girls]' was in the finals of the Hartley-Merrill Scriptwriting Contest 2009. The movie ‘Glasgow’ is his directorial debut. ‘Glasgow’, awarded the Golden Apricot prize at the 8th International Film Festival Golden Apricot in Yerevan,

Award:

4th Küstendorf Film and Music Festival, Mokra Gora, Serbia (2011); 29th 'Tous Courts' Festival, Aix-en-Provence, France (2011); 26th Brest European Short Film Festival, Brest, France (2011); 21st Cottbus Film Festival, Cottbus, Germany (2011) - Jury Special Award; 1st 'Golden Gepuard' Tashkent International Film Forum, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (2011); 6th Kenya International Film Festival, Nairobi, Kenya (2011); 12th Los Angeles Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA (2011); 21st 'Message to Man' International Film Festival, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; (2011) - 'Centaur' Award for Best Debut Film; 11th 'New Horizons' International Film Festival, Wrocław, Poland (2011); 8th Yerevan International Film Festival 'Golden Apricot', Yerevan, Armenia (2011) - 'Golden Apricot' prize for the Best Short Film; 2nd Film and Sport Festival, Wałcz, Poland (2011); 36th Polish Film Festival, Gdynia, Poland (2011); 51st Krakow Film Festival, Cracow, Poland (2011); 64th Cannes International Film Festival, Short Film Corner, Cannes, France (2011) ; 17th 'Film Summer' Film and Art Festival, Warsaw, Poland (2011); 9th 'Kinoteka' Polish Film Festival, London, Great Britain (2011); 18th 'Prowincjnalia' Nationwide Festival of the Film Art, Września, Poland (2011); 29th 'The Young and Cinema' The Koszalin Debut Film Festival, Koszalin, Poland (2010);


 

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