BOYS WITH BUTTERFLIES

POLISH TITLE: CHŁOPCY Z MOTYLKAMI

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15-year-old Filip gets beaten up on a footbridge close to his neighbourhood. To retaliate, his father rents a billboard in the middle of the housing estate with the information about a reward for helping to find the thugs. He starts a local war, which Filip does not want to be
part of. A simple coming-of-age story inspired by true events from the reportage „Boys with Butterflies” by Jacek Hugo-Bader.

GENRE:
fiction
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
28'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Marcin Filipowicz
SCRIPT:
Marcin Filipowicz
DOP:
Mateusz Skalski
EDITOR:
Magdalena Chowańska
PRODUCTION:
Studio Munka

Marcin Filipowicz »

Born in 1985. Since 2007 he has been studying Film Directing at the Radio and Television Faculty of Silesia University in Katowice. He combines film studies with his other passions – travelling and photography. He has received numerous awards at national film festivals for 7109 km, a film about a young boy’s journey from Poland to Irkutsk (2008).
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