Lynch

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Manote, jie galėjo rinktis?

A 60-year-old man is murdered in the Masurian village. Six local countrymen are implicated in the murder. Deceased turns out to be a recidivist, who for years had terrorized the inhabitants of neighbouring villages. Locals, not yet holding a criminal record, accused of murder with extreme cruelty, get absorbed in the gears of absolute inquiry and judiciary machine. The villagers, led by the families of the accused, are to fight for their acquittal.
 
“Linch is a story about abandonment. Abandonment of civil obligations by the city to take care of the country, which gives way to pathologies born in the province,“ says director Krzysztof Łukaszewicz.

Festivals: 

Koszalin Film Debut Festival The Young and Cinema – Grand Prix and Best Male Debut as a lead actor award; selected for competition in Ukrainian International Film Festival Molodost; Special award in Września Film Festival Prowincionalia.

Krzysztof Łukaszewicz

Krzysztof Łukaszewicz was born in 1976 in Szczecin, in Poland. A graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Management at Szczecin University and the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at the University of Warsaw. He has worked in the Polish film industry for thirteen years. He was an assistant director for With Fire and Sword and Quo Vadis, and the second unit director for many film and television projects. He is the author of the books Hoffman's 100 Days and Kawalerowicz's Playground. Lynch, for which he wrote the screenplay, is his feature debut.