1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A few naked women and children are bathing in a river. They are being secretly observed by a group of men who, at one point, decide to approach them in a violent manner, as if inspired by the behaviour of hippopotamuses.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Hipopotamy

    Directed by: Piotr DUMALA

    Country: Poland

    Year of production: 2014

    Running time: 12 min 29 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper, 2D computer

    Version: Sans dialogue ni commentaire

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Piotr DUMALA

    Production: Piotr FURMANKIEWICZ, FUMI, Mateusz MICHALAK

    Distribution: FUMI, Piotr FURMANKIEWICZ

    Artistic direction: Piotr Dumala

    Script: Piotr Dumala

    Sets: Piotr Dumala

    Animation: Pawel Debski, Piotr Dumala

    Camera: Mateusz Michalak

    Music: Alexander Balanescu

    Sound: Jacek Hamela

    Editing: Pawel Debski, Beata Walentowska