Little Faith

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  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 54’
  • Genre: DRAMA
  • Resolution: SD
  • Year: 1997

The main characters of the film are a couple whose child most probably suffers from leukaemia. The diagnosis will be confirmed after detailed tests that are about to be run. While waiting for the test results, the parents of the child are under a lot of stress. Having experienced an extreme situation, they begin a desperate conversation on serious topics such as death and suffering. Between the spouses, there is a difference in opinion; Olga accuses lack of faith in God and in miracle while Tomasz does not believe that his little faith may bring misfortune to their son.

Krzysztof Zanussi is considered to be one of the greatest Polish film directors. His movies are always unique, original and above all filled with shrewd observation and reflection. The director focuses on morality, psychology and human inner lives. As an acknowledged filmmaker he performs multiple functions: works as a lecturer in Łódź Film School and National Film School in Great Britain, he is also a member of the Cinematography Committee and Felix Awards Committee, prepares theatrical performances and has written a few books on filmmaking. His Weekend Stories are works about individuals facing moral dilemmas. A binding feature of the eight stories is their duration of one weekend. The series includes the following titles: A Woman’s BusinessDeceptive CharmLittle FaithThe Dilatory LineThe Soul SingsUnwritten LawsThe Last CircleHidden Treasures.

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