ONDINE (pl. ONDYNA) (Poland 2019, 40 minutes)

There is a myth about Ondine, a water nymph, who fell in love with the mortal. Because of his infidelity, she put a curse on him, that he would breathe only as long as he remembered about this. When the mortal fell asleep, he forgot about his breath and died.

Cezary (22) is obsessed with the myth of Ondine. He still lives with his mother (50) and he is love with Emilia (20), a rock singer. He also has a dark secret. One day all three of them have to deal with the mythical Ondine and her curse.



Directed by Tomasz Śliwiński

Written by Tomasz Śliwiński & Magda Hueckel

Cinematography: Bartosz Świniarski

Production design: Magda Hueckel

Set design: de Montage (Magda Hueckel & Paweł Jarzębski)

Costumes: Sandra Kowalska

Makeup: Anna Dąbrowska

Sound: Zofia Moruś, Mateusz Adamczyk

Cast: Bartosz Bielenia, Magdalena Koleśnik, Judyta Paradzińska

Produced by Polish Filmmakers Association - Munk Studio and Harine Films

Co-produced by Polish CCHS Foundation "Lift the curse", Expresso Post Production and soundmaking


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Poster and photography by Magda Hueckel