Portrait Of Suzanne
Director: Izabela Plucińska
Poland, 2019, 15 min
Crew:Writers: Izabela Plucinska, Justyna Celeda, Yann Goodfaith. Producers: Izabela Plucinska, Paulina Ratajczak, Jean-Laurent Csinidis, Christine Haupt, Robert Kern. sound: Léo Pouget; music: Pascal Comelade, Arfaaz Kagalwala; editing: Izabela Plucinska, Nora Bertone
In a small hotel in France, there is a man who tries to stop his hunger for love by eating excessively. Unexpectedly, his left foot transforms into his lost lover, Susanne. Still, this is just the beginning of a surreal story, made of plasticine, about loneliness, jealousy and love.
About the director
Animated film director. Born in Poland, she now lives in Germany. She is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz and Film Animation of the Cinematography Department at the Lodz Film School, where she also completed her Ph.D. in the field of animation. She specialises in clay animation. Her filmography includes "Jam Session" (2005) - a winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, "Esterhazy" (2009) and "Sexy Laundry" (2015). Currently she is a teacher at the Academy of Art in Szczecin, at the same time she is working at her own production company, ClayTraces, and is back with "Portrait of Suzanne", her latest film, inspired by a short novel by Roland Topor.