What Will You Do When You Catch Me?
A satirical comedy of manners targeted against the absurdities of social, family and professional life in the reality of the Polish People’s Republic. The adventures of director Krzakoski who tries to save his endangered position in a large company through an advantageous marriage. His bride-to-be is Danusia who is expecting his child and who is the daughter of a senior official. The director intends to take advantage of the situation, only… he needs to split with his own wife first.
A Junglebook of Regulations
A satire on the housing problems of Poles at the times of the Polish People’s Republic. Wanda and Janek live squeezed in a tiny room in an old villa – the other rooms have been turned into noisy offices – and they dream about their own apartment. One day, a certain Mr. Malinowski suggests an exchange: their minute place for a two-room flat in a newly-built block. Excited about such a prospect, though suspicious at first, the young couple accept the offer.
The most famous male-female “dressing up game” in the history of Polish cinema, with an excellent performance by Wojciech Pokora in a female role. A film which was nearly ten years ahead of the acclaimed Tootsie from 1982 directed by Sidney Pollack. The departure point of the story is almost action-packed: when a certain painter steals his own painting to raise interest in his works, an inconspicuous museum employee, Stanisław, becomes the suspect...