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Young students huddle together on a bench in the glaring sun, clutching their white canes, listening for the signs that can let them put together the puzzle of their existence – they are the blind children and young adults of a world-renowned specialized Lisbon clinic. Ian, their new spatial orientation instructor, wants to leave traditional boundaries behind and help them explore their surroundings without feeling vulnerable or frightened. Through unconventional means, he aims to stimulate their curiosity and imaginations. Is the image of the world that Ian is conveying to his students real?

Director: Andrzej Jakimowski

Producer: Andrzej Jakimowski, Vladimir Kokh, Francois D'Artemare

Screenwriter: Andrzej Jakimowski

Cinematographer: Adam Bajerski

Editor: Cezary Grzesiuk

Production Designer: Ewa Jakimowska

Sound Designer: Guillaume Le Braz, Jacek Hamela

Music: Tomasz Gąssowski

Additional Credits: Costumes: Aleksandra Staszko, Special Effects: Rafał Wieczorek, Production Manager: Margarida Nunes, Rita Tarres, Marc-Andre Brunet

Principal Cast: Edward Hogg, Alexandra Maria Lara, Melchior Derouet, Francis Frappat


Andrzej Jakimowski, born in Warsaw in 1963, studied philosophy at Warsaw University and film directing at the Krzysztof Kieslowski Katowice Film School. His debut feature "Squint Your Eyes" (2003) and second feature film "Tricks" (2007) won several prizes. "Tricks" was the Polish Oscar entry in 2009.

Distributor: beta cinema gmbh

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