A Woman at Night



A Chinese woman new to London and strapped for cash, starts a shady side business consisting of nightly visits to a serial killer’s old apartment. Connecting her to an underworld of misfits she realizes the people who wish to visit such a place might be as dangerous as its former owner…

  • International title: A Woman at Night
  • Original title: A Woman at Night
  • Director: Raphael Kapelinski
  • Year: 2020
  • Length: 81 min
  • Country: UK, Poland, China
  • Dialogues: English
  • Cast: Jennifer Tao, Lin Lin, Alex Chang, Miles Richardson
  • Logline: A Chinese woman working through the loneliness of London finds connection with vulnerable misfits living out their morbid fantasies.

Director’s Biography: Rafael Kapelinski was the Director of the Festival Office for Camerimage between 1993-1994. He then attended the Andrzej Wajda Post-Graduate Master School of Film Directing (Ekran), and the NFTS in the UK.

His first short ‘Emily Cries’ won over twenty-five festivals including Brest and Austin. Other shorts have been at New Horizons, Oberhausen, and Warsaw. In 2009, he won the Cannes: Cinefondation Residence. Rafael’s debut ‘Butterfly Kisses’ was nominated for Best Debut, and won the Crystal Bear at Berlin in 2017. ‘A Woman At Night’ marks his second feature.