Werewolf

WW2: a group of children liberated from a concentration camp find themselves, aimless and hungry, stranded in an abandoned mansion in the forest. They’ve gone through hell but the true horror is just about to begin.

directed by: Adrian Panek
written by:  Adrian Panek
cast: Kamil Polnisiak, Nicolas PrzygodaSonia Mietelica, Danuta Stenka, 
genre: Horror/ Survival Drama
production: Poland/ Germany/ Netherlands 2018
language: Polish
International Sales: MEDIA MOVE & EYEWELL.SE

Sales Points:

  • International Premiere: Austin Fantastic Fest
  • Best Director & Best Music Awards At Polish Film
    Festival’18
  • cinematograpy by Arkadiusz Tomiak (Golden Tadpole
    Award @ Camerimage, cinematography for “The Man with
    the Magic Box”), editing by Jarosław Kamiński (Academy
    member, “Ida”, “The Lure’, “Hostages”)
  • BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, TALLINN 2018: Audience Award, Ecumenical Jury Award
  • GDYNIA FILM FESTIVAL, POLAND 2018: Best Director, Best Music
  • POLISH FILM FESTIVAL, CHICAGO 2018: Discovering Eye Award for Young Filmmakers
  • BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FANTASY, FANTASTIC, THRILLER, AND SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS (BIFFF), 2019: Orbit Award
  • HORRORANT FILM FESTIVAL ‚FRIGHT NIGHTS’, ATHENS 2019 : Best Director Award
  • FANTASPOA ITNERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL, BRASIL 2019: Best Film Award
  • FANTA FESTIVAL, ROME 2019: Best Picture Award

“this grim fairy tale is original and gripping”

The Hollywood Reporter

“original and fresh” (…) “a reminder that genre films, such as horrors, can be graceful vessels for more profound content”

Cineuropa

“very tense and exciting and scary and yet, it also ends in a very unexpected way that I really loved. Definitely be on the lookout for this little film.”

Lewton Bus

“Very Recommended”

Unseen Films

„heartbreaking” (…) „very highly recommended” … “In many ways, it is a heartbreaking film, but it also allows for the possibility of hope—and maybe even forgiveness. Very highly recommended”

J.B. Spins

 “A mix, of sorts, between Lord of the Flies and Cujo” …“a gripping story of survival” … “magnetic” … “to say it is a masterpiece would be an understatement”

GST

“more emotionally impacting moments I’ve seen in a film this year”

Daily Grind House

“a beautiful look at what people can do under the most gruesome of circumstances”

Birth Movies Death

“excellent and visually alluring”

Cineuropa