Scene from the film A Visit
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A Visit

  • Poland

In a care home surrounded by magical forest deep in the middle of nowhere, the residents lead quiet, unruffled lives. Only Sundays seem to bring any variety. For Sunday is visiting day. On Sunday, the residents’ preparations for their families’ arrival start with the early morning. Yet with every passing hour their hope of seeing their loved ones dwindles. They have no choice but to believe that their visitors have lost their way in the forest. But they are sure to come next week.


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Matěj Bobřík
  • DOP
    Artur Sienicki
  • Editing
    Grzegorz Szczepanik
  • Sound
    Aleksandra M.M. Mikołajczyk
  • Duration
    11 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2013
    • 16th Doc Aviv Film Festival, 2014
    • 30th Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2014
    • Festival Al Este de Lima, Peru, 2015
    • IDFF "Flahertiana", Russia, 2015
    • One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic, 2014
    • It's All True - 19th IDFF Brazil, 2014
    • 17th Ismailia IFF for Documentary & Shorts, Egypt, 2014 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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