Run time: 1h 35min
Director: Juliusz Machulski
olysanka means Lullaby in Polish and what we have is an unusual entry into the vampire genre by a film that is a gentle but black comedy that satirises modern Poland and societal concerns such of off-shoring of work.
It also features a rather unusual vampire family, though we get to see little in the way of vampiric activity, most of it inferred and off-Screen …
It begins at a remote house on the edge of an isolated Masurian village. We hear voices discussing the resident, ensuring that he lives alone. The owner works in arts and crafts and we see shadows move along the wall and a walking stick knock at the door. The owner opens the door but no-one is there. When he looks again an odd looking family are stood before him. He asks if they are there about the land…
Language: Polish, German
Also know as: Bölcsődal, La canción de cuna,