Official Selection


by Ola Jankowska
Poland, France, 2021, 112', color
Screenplay: Ola Jankowska
22:00 Sala Astra 1 Press, Industry
22:15 Sala Astra 2  Press, Industry
11:15 Sala Perla All Accreditations
Followed by Q&A
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Małgorzata Szyłak
Mateusz Romaszkan
Marcin Kasiński
Kacper Habisiak
production design
Agata Trojak-Saribas
Marta Ostrowicz

Karolina Kominek
Andrzej Poniedzielski
Anna Krotoska
Krzysztof Zarzecki
Piotr Żurawski
Ewa Dałkowska
Maria Reimann
(Little Mika's Mother)
Lena Parol
(Little Mika)

Łukasz Dzięcioł

Piotr Dzięcioł

Edyta Janczak-Hiriart
Opus Film 
Małgorzata Seck

Magdalena Widuch

Janusz Janicki


Kometa Films 
EC1 Łódź Miasto Kultury

Canal + Polska
Opus TV

with the support of
Polish Film Institute

Mika arrives in Poland to pay a hospital visit to her father, who is suffering from severe brain injury and memory loss. It's the first time they have met in many years, yet her father thinks they still live together and she's a teenager. For a brief time Mika becomes her father's companion in perplexity - gently guiding him through the labyrinth of his fading mind. And as she does so, she sets off on a journey through her own life. By merging digital, 35 mm, VHS, infrared and archival footage, the sense of time and space start breaking up: the present blends with the long gone past and places reveal their far-off history and memories. In the meantime, the father's condition worsens. And thus life and its end also begin to blur.



2021 Anatomia
2019 I Was Here
(doc, directed with Nathalie Biancheri)
2015 Solid Objects (short)
2012 Fucking, Drifting, Grasping, City Lights (short)
2011 Pussycat (short)
2010 Wiatrołapy (Windcatchers, doc)
2009 Strawberry Fields (short)

"To me Anatomy is above all a meditation on the ambiguous space between things and people being and not being. It's a story of potential alternative lives, ghosts and phantom feelings that don't know how to be born and yet overwhelm - of love, loss, uncertainty. Tackling the themes of time, memory and the origins of our identity, my film follows a character faced with one of the most burning, politically and existentially charged contemporary questions of 'what makes me me'?" [Ola Jankowska]

Ola Jankowska is a Polish writer and director working in Poland and the UK. She studied directing at Łódź Film School and the NFTS. She has made close to a dozen narrative and documentary shorts which have screened at festivals around the world. Most recently, in April 2021, her short film Windcatchers screened at the National Gallery of Art in Poland. Her first feature documentary I Was Here, co-directed with Nathalie Biancheri, premiered at CPH:DOX in 2019. Anatomy is her first fiction feature, developed at the TorinoFilmLab Script&Pitch and Ekran+. For over five years, Jankowska has also been a screenwriting tutor at the Łódź Film School.

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