The Devil

Diabeł, 2005, 40 min.

The Devil (2005)


Slamdance Film Festival 2006
Special Jury Recognition for Narrative Short

Prowincjonalia Film Festival, Wrzesnia 2006
Jancio Wodnik Award for the Best Narrative Short


International Torun Film Festival TOFFI 2005
Flisak Award for the Best Film Created by Filmmaker from The Kujawy-Pomorze Province, Golden Mannequin Award for the Movie of The Best Artistic Taste



Director Tomasz Szafranski
Screenplay Tomasz Szafranski
Cinematography Dominik Gorski
Music Jakub Gajewski
Art Director Barbara Ptak
Producer Tomasz Szafranski
Mother Stanislawa Lopuszanska
Franciszek Andrzej Grabowski
Palchowa Krystyna Rutkowska-ulewicz
Buddy Zbigniew Zamachowski
Priest Ryszard Zaorski
Altar Boy Tomek Kubinski
Doctor Andrzej Mrowiec
Black Widow Beata Rybotycka
An ageing butcher, Franciszek, finds out from a doctor that his mother is on the verge of death. Unable to watch over her, he hires a village wise-woman, Palchowa, to tend to his Mother in her last moments. But the job turns out to be harder than they could ever suspect…
Logline: When you crawl into the shadow of death to dig up the mysteries of the past you can bet your life there will be the devil to pay.