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Title: Don’t Come Too Early
Runtime: 4 min
Director: Dorota Fórmanowska
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: December, 2020
Synopsis: The film “Don’t Come Too Early” is a story about the friendship and bond that was born while sailing at sea. Difficult and extreme experiences connected the fate of two guys, seemingly from different worlds. It is a touching story about finding the meaning of life when everything seems to have seemed. lost.
FILMMAKER Q&A – Dorota Fórmanowska – Director, Producer
OR: What was the inspiration for your film?
DF: I was inspired by the true story of my friend who lost almost everything and was able to get up.
OR: When did you conceive the idea for your film and how long did it take before it was realized?
DF: The idea came up a year and a half ago and its implementation took several months – with breaks.
OR: What was the most challenging aspect of working in a short film format?
DF: Telling the whole story in such a short time.
OR: What was the most challenging aspect of your production?
DF: Filming under water, for crew and for actors.
OR: Do you have any advice for first-time filmmakers?
DF: Please never give up, even if you run into a lot of problems while making the movie. This is normal.