Janek/Bastard (2017)

| Short, Drama
An exploration of the intricate relationship between a Christian and a Jewish boy in 1942 Poland.


Muriel Naim


Muriel Naim
11 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Jesse Willhite ... Krzysztof
Avery Walker ... Janek
Angelique Wiesner ... Helenka
Mackinnley Balleweg Mackinnley Balleweg ... Henryk (as Mackinneley Balleweg)
Maritza Brikisak ... Agata
Bjarne Hecht ... Karol
Tom McCafferty ... Officer Rohm
Norbi Novak
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vladek Juszkiewicz ... Adult Krzyszfot
Agnes Rogers Agnes Rogers ... Helenka's mother
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Krzysztof, an introverted 10 year old, faces his father's decision to hide a Jewish boy from a nearby village in the family's house. As the new boy prompts the father's attention, Krzysztof develops a flammable jealousy towards the other boy which reaches a dangerous peak and leads him to an irreversible act. Written by Muriel Naim

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Dolby Surround 7.1



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1.66 : 1
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