Zaćma, 2016, 110 min.

Blindness (2016)


Director   Ryszard Bugajski
Screenplay   Ryszard Bugajski
Cinematography   Arkadiusz Tomiak
Music   Shane Harvey
Rafal Smolen
Art Direction   Andrzej Halinski
Producer   Ryszard Bugajski


Julia Brystygier   Maria Mamona
Sister Benedicta   Malgorzata Zajaczkowska
Father Cieciorea   Janusz Gajos
Prisoner   Bartosz Porczyk
The Inmate, Cerdinal Wyszynski   Marek Kalita
Mourner   Kazimierz Kaczor


A lesser-known episode from the life of a Stalinist criminal, colonel of the Security Office, Julia Brystiger. She was nick-named Bloody Luna, as during interrogations she would torment the detained with exceptional cruelty. 

In the early sixties, Brystiger appears at the Centre for the Blind near Warsaw, which is often visited by the Primate of Poland, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski. His imprisonment by the communist authorities between the years 1953-1956 was supervised by Brystiger herself. Now she really wants to meet the Primate…