About the film
photography coming of age bipolar disorder
The Polar Boy
Release Date: May 10, 2016
|Slogan||:||«A boy with two faces meets a girl with two souls.»|
|Producers||:||Priit Pääsuke, Christine Rogoll, Kaspar Kaljas, Liina Tiido|
Mattias has a dream to become a photography student of the Berlin Arts Academy. On the journey of following his calling, his dream is constantly put to a test after Mattias falls in love with a beautiful free spirit Hanna. Trying to win her heart, Mattias feels the need to prove Hanna, that he can be just as adventurous and unpredictable as she is. Breaking the law together with Hanna, Mattias risks everything dear to him, not knowing yet, that Hanna's bold acts are only the symptoms of bipolar disorder. In the moment of jelousy Mattias accidentally commits a crime that could put him behind bars for years. The only escape he sees is to get himself declared irresponsible. In order to achieve that Mattias decides to start faking the illness her gilfriend really has - bipolarity.