Switzerland 2016 6 min without dialogues
by Jadwiga Kowalska
Script: Jadwiga Kowalska based on a poem by Johann König, DoP: Jadwiga Kowalska, Ralph Kühne, Editor: Fee Liechti, Producer: Jadwiga Kowalska
A man on a bridge, separated from the love of his life. Wanting to be with her, he decides to go and seek her in the hereafter.
Jadwiga Kowalska, born 1982 in Bern/Switzerland, has the Polish and Swiss citizenship. She is an independent animation filmmaker and illustrator based in Switzerland. She studied at HSLU Lucerne (Animation/Illustration) and ASP Kraków/Poland (Animation). In 2009, she received the Swiss Film Award for TÔT OU TARD (Best Animation Film). Since 2009 she’s working above all on her own short animated films and children’s books. Besides that she’s a guest lecturer at different Art Schools. THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER won the Pardino D’Oro For Best Swiss Short Film at the Film Festival Locarno 2016.