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O, Matko! / Oh Mother!

Paulina Ziółkowska – Poland, 2017 / 12’15

Mother and son are changing places and roles constantly, at times the mother is an adult, sometimes the son matures and takes care of the suddenly childish mother. The arrangement works fine until the boy decides to escape from the skirt of the overprotective mother and start an independent life. Golden Jabberwocky – Grand Prix ANIMA competition – IFF Etiuda&Anima 2017.

Paulina Ziółkowska (1988).
She studied art history at the University of Wrocław and graphic arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, she is currently a student of animation in Łódź Film School. Her professional film Oh Mother was awarded numerous prizes at festivals in Poland and abroad.