Scene from the film Last Season
Scene from the film Last Season

Last Season

  • Poland

Economical with words, this documentary tells the story of fishermen working on cutters at the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea. Fishing using nets is hard work performed in silence as it is the best way to bear the harsh conditions in the sea. Despite the unfavourable weather, slanting rain and often modest catch, young people follow in the footsteps of their ancestors in order to arrive at the port in the pale dawn with a few cod on the deck.


  • Original title
    Ostatni sezon
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Sławomir Witek
  • DOP
    Sławomir Witek
  • Editing
    Sławomir Witek, Piotr Chomczyk
  • Sound
    Piotr Pastuszak
  • Duration
    13 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • 23rd Hot Docs, Canada, 2016
    • Bogotá Short Film Festival BOGOshorts, Colombia, 2017
    • 16th T-Mobile New Horizons IFF, Poland, 2016
    • 24th International Film Festival Camerimage, Poland, 2016
    • World Film Festival, Estonia, 2018
    • 20th CinemAmbiente – Environmental FF, Italy, 2017
    • 34th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany, 2017
    • San Francisco Green FF, USA, 2017 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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