The Sun, the Sun Blinded Me (Slonce, to slonce mnie oslepilo)

The Sun, the Sun Blinded Me (Slonce, to slonce mnie oslepilo)
  • 2016
  • Poland / Switzerland
  • 1h 14min
  • Directed by: Anna Sasnal/Wilhelm Sasnal
  • Cast: Rafal Mackowiak, Edet Bassey, Malgorzata Zawadzka
  • Language: Polish

Inspired by Albert Camus' The Stranger, The Sun, the Sun Blinded Me follows Rafał Mularz, a stranger in his own society who creates a daily routine and a lifestyle that protects him from the outside world. His method seems to work fine until he is confronted with another stranger. A man thrown out by the sea, an immigrant. Rafał has to make a decision: Will he confront this society unfit for strangers and take responsibility for this man? Or will he choose to continue to protect himself?

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