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Kowalsky

Emile V. Schlesser

Luxembourg , 2021 / 13 min / Luxembourgish / Short, Comedy, Drama

Showcase: Shorts Made in/with Luxembourg

A dark satirical tale about the vicious masquerade between a mother and her

Once a wealthy family, the Kowalsky’s fortune is gradually falling apart. When the only son comes begging his widowed mother for help, an ugly row escalates between the two – that forces both of them to bitter choices and cruel deeds.

Screenings
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Josiane Peiffer / Raoul Schlechter / Nilton Martins / Daniel Halici / Tatiana Santos / Darlene Sanots / Shayan Mehrafza
Screenplay 
Emile V. Schlesser
Cinematographer 
Vitalijus Kiselius
Sound 
Jacques Fischbach / Alexandre Mellet / Arnaud Mellet
Set 
Paco Parma
Music 
Emile V. Schlesser
Production 
Fabien Colas
Biography

Born and raised in Luxembourg, Emile V. Schlesser studied art and film at the historic Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Germany, graduating in 2018. His diverse body of work stretches from narrative film to immersive installations, sculptures, video and painting. He is based in Düsseldorf, Germany and Luxembourg.

Filmography
  • 2021 - Kowalsky (short)
  • 2021 - Vis-a-Vis (short)
  • 2020 - Superhero (short)
  • 2012 - Comeback (TV Series)