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Big Leap, The
Directed by
Kristoffer Rus

Poland, Sweden / 2013 / 13

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Three people meet atop a skyscraper with the same intention – to commit suicide due to a major financial crisis. The conflict quickly escalates when they discover that they all represent a different conviction about the afterlife. The only way to find out who’s right is to take The Big Leap.
Kristoffer Rus is half Polish, half Swedish. He graduated from Kulturama film school in Stockholm and Wajda School in Warsaw. He has directed festival winning short films like The Apple Tree (Audience Award, Gothenbourg FF; Winner, Palm Springs FF; Critiques Week Cannes 2003) and Street Feeling (Palm Springs FF, San Sebastian IFF). He has even fought with Ingmar Bergman's demons while directing Scenes from a Marriage for the theater stage. Currently Kristoffer is working on the adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel Masakra Profana by Jaroslaw Stawirej.
Cast/Featuring: Tilly Scott Pedersen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Arkadiusz Jakubik
Producer(s): Renata Czarnkowska–Listos, Ewa Borgunska, Maciej Strzembosz, Kaska Krosny
Director(s): Kristoffer Rus
Screenwriter(s): Kristoffer Rus
Cinematographer(s): Krzysztof Rus
Editor(s): Bartek Pietras
Composer(s)/Music: Kristian "Polarman" Eliasson
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