Regia / Direction: Jakub Charon Sceneggiatura / Screenplay: Jakub Charon Produttore / Producer: Charon Media Interpreti / Cast: Karol Bernacki, Robert Chuchro, Waldemar Galuszka Produzione / Producer Company: Lightcraft
Premi / Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award – Best narratie Feature
Totem tells the story of two brothers involved in a drug deal that leads to tragic. Savage wants to work his way up the criminal ladder. His role model is his brother Igor, the boss of a gang that plays a major role in town, who doesn't let Savage join his group consequences.
Savage's girlfriend is a prostitute. During a meeting with her clients, she is raped. She decides to take revenge on her pimp by telling Savage all the details of a drug deal that the man is involved in. Savage tells his brother what he plans to do. In a bloody showdown, Igor seizes the drugs. Things get more complicated as it turns out that the stash belongs to the Serbian mob. As the Serbian mobsters begin to purge the city, Igor disappears, while Savage is left alone in the urban jungle, desperately struggling to save himself and his loved ones.
Jakub Charon - born August 26, 1982. Polish author, screenwriter, and film director. Vocalist, and guitarist of the band Pontif. Author of the novel Totem, on the basis of which he directed his feature debut. Totem, like the previous Charon movie titled Tension, was realized on a low budget, most of the scenes were improvised and played almost exclusively by non-professional actors, presenting a high level of realism.
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