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THE MUTE

by Bartosz Konopka

synopsis

Early Middle Ages. Joined by fate, knights Willibrord and Bezimienny (Unnamed) want to find and baptise a pagan settlement in the mountains. Although Christianisation is the only way to save its inhabitants from the coming extermination, the protagonists’ mission might be stopped by the pagan priest together with the village leader Geowold. Their doings prove a great test of faith for the two strangers. In this last bastion of ‘old creed’ Willibrord and Bezimienny may count on a surprising ally – Prahwe, Geowold’s charismatic daughter. Soon love will be confronted with hatred, dialogue – with violence, madness – with rules, and many people will have to die…

international title: The Mute
original title: Krew Boga
country: Poland, Belgium
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Bartosz Konopka
film run: 100'
screenplay: Bartosz Konopka, Przemyslaw Nowakowski, Anna Wydra
cast: Wiktoria Gorodeckaja, Krzysztof Pieczynski, Karol Bernacki, Jacek Koman, Jan Bijvoet, Jeroen Perceval, Olivier De Sagazan
cinematography by: Jacek Podgórski
film editing: Andrzej Dąbrowski
art director: Marek Warszewski, Lukasz Trzcinski
costumes designer: Marta Ostrowicz
music: Jerzy Rogiewicz
producer: Anna Wydra
co-producer: Andrzej Bialas, Rafał Bubnicki, Melissa Dhondt, Jurgen Willocx
executive producer: Anna Wydra
production: Otter Films, Odra Film, Earlybirds Films
backing: Polish Film Institute (PL), Eurimages, Cre-ative Europe MEDIA, Screen Flanders (BE), Belgian Tax Shelter (BE)
distributor: Kino Świat