The Dark House

The Dark House (2009)

DramaHorrorThrillerCrime

The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse of Dziabas family in the remote area of Bieszczady Mountains. He stays for the night. The initial distrust between the guest and his hosts is quickly dispelled with moonshine and turns into a camaraderie, intimacy and even friendship. A plan of making a joint business arises, as well as passion and lust, which lead to a surprising and tragic consequences... Second plot is set on a winter day, during the Martial Law in Poland. An investigating team of Milicja Obywatelska (People's Militia) is visiting the crime scene. Lieutenant Mroz is trying to solve the multiple murder case from four years ago. The tool he has to his disposal is the reconstruction of events with help of the chief suspect, Srodon.

Director: Wojciech Smarzowski

Release Date: 2009-11-27
Status: Released
Run time: 105 min / 1:45
Budget: $1,300,000
Production Companies : Polish Film Institute, SPI International, Film It
Production Country: Poland

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Casts

Arkadiusz Jakubik
Edward Środoń
Marian Dziędziel
Zdzisław Dziabas
Bartłomiej Topa
Mróz
Katarzyna Cynke
Maria Lisowska / Grażyna Środoniowa
Robert Wabich
Lisowski
Robert Więckiewicz
Prokurator Tomala
Krzysztof Czeczot
Banaś
Eryk Lubos
Petrycki
Lech Dyblik
Zajdel
Marcin Juchniewicz
Woznak
Bartosz Żukowski
Hawryluk
Grzegorz Wojdon
Sierżant Jasiak
Sławomir Orzechowski
Zieba
Anna Grzeszczak
Pani Pokrywkowa
Kinga Preis
Bożena Dziabasowa

Crew

Editing Jacek Starzynski Assistant Editor
Camera Janusz Dybowski Camera Operator
Directing Wojciech Smarzowski Director
Writing Wojciech Smarzowski Writer
Writing Łukasz Kośmicki Writer
Production Piotr Reisch Producer
Sound Mikołaj Trzaska Music
Camera Krzysztof Ptak Director of Photography
Editing Pawel Laskowski Editor
Production Magdalena Szwarcbart Casting
Art Sebastian Gomulka Art Direction
Art Marek Zawierucha Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Katarzyna Lewinska Costume Design
Directing Monika Zalewska Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Eliza Mileniuk Costume Supervisor
Camera Piotr Sobociński Jr. Camera Operator
Lighting Marek Modzelewski Gaffer
Camera Krzysztof Wiktor Still Photographer
Visual Effects Pawel Tybora Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Kazimierz Wróblewski Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Matusiak Jerzy Sound Recordist
Sound James Shannon Dolby Consultant
Sound Michał Krzyszkowski Foley
Sound Jacek Hamela Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Grzegorz Rzepecki Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Ewa Drobiec Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Dominika Dylewska Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Karolina Kordas Makeup Artist

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