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20 Ratings

A Man Thing

Meska sprawa

Directed by Slawomir Fabicki
Poland, 2001
Short, Drama


13-year-old Bartek tries desperately to hide the fact that his father beats him. Lonely and with no support from his mother or his school, tyrannised by his soccer coach, the boy finds his only friend in an old dying stray dog.

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A Man Thing Directed by Slawomir Fabicki

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Live Action

European Film Awards

2001 | Nominee: European Short Film

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Prix UIP Edinburgh (European Short Film)

Melbourne International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Student Production

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