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The Erlprince

Królewicz Olch

2016 / Poland / 102 min / N-13
Total votes: 10, Average: 6.2
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Director(s) - Kuba Czekaj
Screenwriter(s) - Kuba Czekaj
Actors - Staszek Cywka, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Sebastian Lach, Bernhard Schütz, Boguslawa Jantos, Emilia Stachurska, James Fordham
Producer(s) - Ewa Jastrzębska
Cinematographer - Adam Palenta
Editor(s) - Daniel Gąsiorowski
Composer(s) - Bartek Gliniak
Sales agent - Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association
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Dialogues - Polish, English, German
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English
An exceptionally gifted fourteen-year-old boy is about to start studying physics at university. He is working on the theory of parallel worlds, which are linked, he initially believes, by light. He has an extraordinary mind and a wounded soul, which his authoritarian mother, who steers his life, is incapable of healing. The appearance of the man, after years of absence, creates a new order. The boy passes from his mother’s hands into the care of a man. Their torturous road forms a bond between the three central characters, but their shared happiness is not to last long. Approaching a solution to the problem of the passage between the worlds, the boy initiates a journey, setting his life on the scales…

About Directors

Kuba Czekaj (b. 1984 in Wrocław, Poland).


"Piece of Heaven" (2006, short), "Beyond the Horizon" (2007, short), "Mum" (2009, short), "Don’t be Afraid of the Dark Room" (2009, short), "House of Roses" (2009, short), "Twist & Blood" (2010, short), "Hurly-Burly" (2014, short), "Baby Bump" (2015), "The Erlprince" (2016, "Kino pavasaris").