The Dress

Sukienka, 2020, 30 min.
The Dress (2020)


Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Bridging the Borders Award


Director Tadeusz Lysiak
Screenplay Tadeusz Lysiak
Cinematography Konrad Bloch
Music Jan Krolikowski
Production Designer Agata Witczak
Producer Maciej Slesicki


Julka Anna Dzieduszycka
Renata Dorota Pomykala
Bogdan Szymon Piotr Warszawski
Taylor Andrzej Glazer


Julia lives in the Polish countryside. Her music is death metal. Her favorite pastime: playing on slot machines. She works at a wayside motel for drivers. She’s lonely, she never had a man, never experienced physicality. Julia is short stature and her entire life is dictated by her height – the local community can’t seem to accept her different
appearance. Everything changes, when she crosses paths with a handsome truck driver. Their eyes meet. Julia’s heart beats faster. The man, soon becomes the object of her loving, almost erotic obsession…