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WEREWOLF

by Adrian Panek

synopsis

Summer of 1945. A temporary orphanage is established in an abandoned palace surrounded by forests for the eight children liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp. Hanka, also a former inmate, becomes their guardian. After the atrocities of the camp, the protagonists slowly begin to regain what is left of their childhood but the horror returns quickly. Camp Alsatians roam the forests around. Released by the SS earlier on, they have gone feral and are starving. Looking for food they besiege the palace. The children are terrified and their camp survival instinct is triggered.

international title: Werewolf
original title: Wilkolak
country: Poland, Netherlands, Germany
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Adrian Panek
film run: 88'
screenplay: Adrian Panek
cast: Sonia Mietielica, Kamil Polnisiak, Danuta Stenka, Nicolas Przygoda
cinematography by: Dominik Danilczyk
film editing: Jaroslaw Kamiński
art director: Anna Wunderlich
costumes designer: Malgorzata Karpiuk
music: Antoni Komasa-Lazarkiewicz
producer: Magdalena Kamińska, Agata Szymanska
co-producer: Jan Doense, Herman Slagter
production: Balapolis, Twenty Twenty Vision, House of Netherhorror, Telewizja Polska (TVP) - Agencja Filmowa
backing: Rosco Polska (PL), Polish Film Institute (PL)