Award of Excellence – “Julia. December 13” (Poland)

Title: Julia. December 13
Runtime: 9 min
Country: Poland
Director: Lukasz Madziar
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: June, 2020

Synopsis: The young man lost contact with his pregnant girlfriend. The policeman assisted by a psychologist visits him and explains that his girlfriend is a victim of postpartum psychosis and last night there was a row in the hospital. The man falls into despair. The girl, assisted by the police, recognizes her child’s corpse lying on the wharf. The policeman tries to visit the man again, but he is not in the apartment. We see him committing suicide in loneliness, near a large coal incinerator.