Light as Feathers

Rosanne Pel Feature film - 2018 - 86 min.

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In a not particularly idyllic Polish rural village, fifteen-year-old Eryk lives with his dominant mother, his grandmother and his great-grandma who is growing demented. His father is nowhere in sight. While Eryk is being used by his mother whenever she pleases, the teenage boy sexually abuses the young girl next door, in this family drama. When she turns out to be pregnant, the people involved choose to keep silent. The boy’s family gets broken even further. Despite attempts to take back life, there is no escaping the stifling family dynamics.


Director(s) Rosanne Pel
Script Rosanne Pel
Producer(s) Floor Onrust
Production Company
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Eryk Walny
Klaudia Przybylska
Ewa Makula
Wanda Sobczak
Małgorzata Kropidłowska
Still Photography
Production Country
Netherlands, Poland