Fighting Fish

Running time: 12'12”

Production: PL 2015

An incredibly insightful and intimate study of motherhood, different shades of which have been shown in a mere 12 minutes. The main protagonist, Sylwia, a wife and a mother, is a psychologically strong woman who exhibits tendencies to dominate and control everyone around her. The protagonist bravely endures her fate and tries to raise her two sons the best she can. The fighting fish is a freshwater species often kept in aquaria. In Anna Pawluczuk's film it becomes a motif that triggers the action and perfectly defines Sylwia, who takes up a brave fight against arduous everyday life.



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