THIS SITE USES COOKIE FILES for statistical purposes. By using this website you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with the current browser settings.
I understand. Don`t show this again

  • 1
  • 2

Our curse

Poland 2013 reż. Tomasz Śliwiński 30 min

  • Director: Tomasz Śliwiński
  • Producer: Warszawska Szkoła Filmowa

The film is a personal statement of the director and his wife, who have to deal with a very rare and incurable disease of their newborn child – the Ondine’s Curse (also known as CCHS, congenital central hypoventilation syndrome). People affected with this disease stop breathing during sleep and require lifetime mechanical ventilation on a ventilator.  The film shows the process of taming the fear by the parents and gradually adapting to the new situation.

Return to movies list

Gdańsk DocFilm Festival
ul. Wały Piastowskie 24, 80-855 Gdańsk

© 2013-20 Gdańsk DocFilm Festival

realizacja: Studio-a-Propos & Piotr Kawecki