Fear, anger, sadness, joy, disgust, envy, shame. Adaś Miauczyński goes back to his childhood days when, like most of us, he used to find it problematic to name the emotions that accompanied him. To improve the quality of his adult life, he decides to return to that time – which proves not so carefree after all – to learn how to experience the seven basic emotions. This extremely unpredictable journey into the past features an abundance of hilarious, even comical, situations but is also filled with lo...
The protagonist of the film is Franek, a student of painting. By coincidence he becomes involved/entangled in the cogs of a horrific totalitarian machine. His sensitivity and humanity will be heavily tested. A story inspired by true events from the martial law period and the early 1980s.
A Hole in the Head
An actor, Chudy, sets the play Theatre maker by Thomas Bernhard. Together with his theatre crew, he travels on the border with Bielarus, setting the play. The content of the play increasingly crosses with the life of the protagonist and reminds of the painful reality he is stuck in – and from which only escape to the Don Quichotte madness is possible...
The beginning of the 20th century, borders of the Russian Tsar Imperium. A doctor gives a mortal amount of ether to a young woman whom he wants to seduce. He gets employed in an Austrian-Hungarian fortress where he continues his experiments with ether. Their aim is to lower pain but also to manipulate human behaviour. The price of success is the loss of the soul but love can save the Doctor from eternal condemnation.
Alicja has lost her memory. Away from her home and family she has built herself anew as an independent and uncompromising woman. After two years she comes back to her former life. Her family expects her to return to the role of a wife, mother and daughter. Alicja doesn’t remember her love for her family. Her husband and son don’t recognise the woman who looks familiar but behaves like a stranger. Is remembering the old feeling a prerequisite for a happy life?
A Cat with a Dog
A story inspired by true events. A vision of an unconventional family together with their conflicts and rivalry, a vision full of ironic sense of humour but also emotional moments and true closeness. When the elder brother, Andrzej, suddenly falls ill, despite their differences and a wall of misunderstandings that has grown between them, his younger brother is taking it upon himself to care for his brother in need.
The title character is an organised arts teacher whose main problem in life is his father – a painter always going from one party to the next. When the father lives through his second heart attack and still refuses to change his lifestyle, Julius will have to find a way to influence his behaviour. It seems the remedy to the protagonist’s problems might come in the person of a carefree vet, Dorota, whom he meets by chance. It turns out, the real trouble is yet to come, though.
After his mother dies Mateusz Krol, a Kashubian boy, is taken in by a Prussian aristocrat Gerda von Krauss. He is growing up in her palace. The daughter of the von Krausses, Marita, is the same age as he is. Love buds between the two. The boy’s godfather is Bazyli Miotke, a Kashubian patriot who fights in Versailles for Kashubia to have its place on the map of Poland, and goes on to build the symbol of its economic success, the City of Gdynia. The Treaty of Versailles grants Poland its independence but a...