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Written in Ink


Written in Ink is a documentary about hope. The compelling story of a man trying to regain contact with his sister after 14 years of silence. But can one change what has already been written in ink?

Beautifully shot on 35mm the film has been praised for its ability to extract with sensitivity the most hidden recesses of the human soul and for its distinctive documentary language. Without the use of interviews and voice-over the film closely follows its protagonist's endeavor and becomes an allegory for the trials of human existence.


Director(s): Martin Rath

Executive Producer(s): Martin Rath, Karina Nawrat

Producer(s): Marcin Malatynski

Screenwriter(s): Martin Rath

Cinematographer: Yori Fabian

Editor(s): Boguslawa Furga

Sound Designer: Bogdan Klat

Music: Max Richter

Director Bio


Martin Rath grew up in East Berlin. He is currently studying directing at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. 'Written in Ink' is his first documentary.


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