Director: Grzegorz Muskala
Production: Sol Bondy, dffb

Summer. Half a day in the life of 10-year-old Mika, who lives in the countryside with his family in reduced circumstances. His father is very ill and is unable to handle the daily work on the farm. But he is easily distracted by his 6-year-old sister, who is still enjoying the carefree days of childhood, regarding the farmyard as her playground

Awards & Festivals:

• German Cinematography Award 2008

• Silver Tadpole Plus-Camerimage 2007, Lodz
"The Silver tadpole was presented to a film of exquisite imagery. Rich and finely textured. The camera seamlessly, without dialogue, expresses the family drama with a poetic vision."

• “Best Cinematography”, 12. Tau-Filmfestival Tel Aviv, 2008
"For its visually arresting images, showing a boy propelled to the edge of manhood in a rural environment."

• “Best Cinematography”, Tofifest Torun Filmfestival 2008

• 60. International Filmfestival Locarno, International competition
• German movie rating board: "highly recommended"
• „Best short-film“ Wendland Short Film Festival
• „Best short-film“ Filmfestival „Turkey-Germany“