directed by Piotr Subbotko

93mn, 2018, Poland

An actor travels around the country with a theatre troupe. After many years he returns to his home village where his mother is dying and meets a kind of his double there. His effort to find out who and what that figure really is turns into a real obsession and leads to a surprising finale.

about the director

PIOTR SUBBOTKO graduated from the Department of Theatre Studies at the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. Glasgow (2010), a debut short film directed by Subbotko, received ten-odd awards at international film festivals. A Hole In The Head (2018) is his first full-lenght feature film.


Shanghai IFF 2018 – Golden Goblet Competition
Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2018


ORIGINAL TITLE: Dziura w głowie
DIRECTOR: Piotr Subbotko
SCRIPTWRITER: Piotr Subbotko
DoP: Wojciech Staroń
MUSIC: Paweł Szymański
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Tomasz Bartczak, Joanna Hrisulidu
COSTUME DESIGN: Barbara Sikorska-Bouffał
MAKE-UP: Anna Dąbrowska
SOUND: Piotr Domaradzki, Barbara Domaradzka
EDITOR: Witold Chomiński
CAST: Bartłomiej Topa, Sandra Korzeniak, Andrzej Szeremeta, Ewa Dałkowska, Teresa Marczewska, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Marta Zięba, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Piotr Skiba
PRODUCER: Lambros Ziotas
CO-PRODUCED BY: Wajda Studio, D35, Studio Filmowe Wrocław
CO-FINANCED BY: Polish Film Institute

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