Poland , 2019, 39'39''
Director: Tomasz Sliwinski
Producer: Jerzy Kapuscinski, Ewa Jastrzebska
Cinematographer: Bartosz Świniarski
Writer: Tomasz Sliwinski, Magda Hueckel
Editor: Alan Zejer

Synopsis: There is a myth about Ondine, a water nymph, who fell in love with the mortal. Because of his infidelity, she put a curse on him that he would breathe only as long as he remembered about this. And so he died, as soon as he fell asleep. There is also a rare medical condition called Ondine’s Curse (CCHS). People affected with this disease stop breathing during sleep and require a lifetime mechanical ventilation on a ventilator. Cezary (22) still lives with his mother (50) and he is in love with Emilia (20), a rock singer. He also has a dark secret. One day all three of them have to deal with the mythical Ondine and her curse. Film is a fiction sequel to Oscar Nominated short documentary "Our Curse" (2013). It is dedicated to director's son, Leo, and all people suffering from CCHS and their friends and families.

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Director: Tomasz Sliwinski
Born in 1979 in Gdańsk, Poland. Writer and director based in Warsaw. He is a graduate of Warsaw Film School and Wajda School of Film Directing in Warsaw. His short film “Our Curse” (2013) has been awarded at many international film festivals and was nominated for an Oscar Academy Award 2015 in the field of Documentary Short Subject. Co-founder and VP of Polish CCHS Foundation "Lift the curse".

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