A Short Film About Love
Warsaw, the 80’s of the 20th century. A modest and inconspicuous post office worker, 19-year-old Tomek, lives in a rented flat at a typical Polish People Republic’s housing estate. In the evenings, the boy watches through a telescope an attractive 30-year-old Magda living at the opposite to him...
Based on true events of the last years of the life of Nikifor (1895-1968), a painter rated among the five most outstanding primitives of the world. Nikifor, actually Epifaniusz Drowniak, for the most of his life was despised, not understood and laughed at. In Krynica, he was considered a loony, he aroused either fear or laughter.
A chamber psychological case study, a poetic story about loneliness, and at the same a joint portrait of Poles of the end of the 50’s of the last century. Two random travellers meet in a sleeping compartment. A subtle game of their emotions...
Ashes and Diamonds
The last day of war, the last day of captivity. And the morning of the first day of peace, 8th May 1945. During those several hours, a young soldier of the Country Army (Armia Krajowa, AK), Maciek Chełmnicki, who got an order to kill a Soviet activist, will fight a battle against himself. Until now, he was prepared for heroic death in the name of ideals; now, he will meet his first love and for the first time, he will face doubts. Will he remain faithful to the soldier’s oath – or to a woman?
The Saragossa Manuscript
In Saragossa, in the midst of the clamour of Napoleo’s campaign, two officers of estranged parties are amicably hunching over an old manuscript… It is 1739. Captain Alfons van Worden traverses the wild Sierra Morena mountains. He pays no attention to warnings about demons, invisible hands that fall into the void, and deserted inns where evil ghosts wander...
A young man, having left prison, gets a job at a provincial construction area. In a new environment, he soon finds friends, the sense of belonging, he gets married. The fate of Antek, blooming in the atmosphere of peaceful work and family happiness, doesn’t depend only on him, though...
Hospital of the Transfiguration
A moral treaty the plot of which is set in the beginning of Hitler’s occupation in a psychiatric hospital under German liquidation; it undertakes the theme of responsibility in the conditions of total danger. The beginning of occupation. A closed world of the psychiatric hospital...
To Kill This Love
Andrzej and Magda failed to pass their university entrance exams. Not to waste a year they start work – she as a hospital attendant, he as a mechanic. They are tired with the mundane and dream about independence and their own place. Soon it will turn out that the end justifies the means and they agree more and more compromises and commit baser and baser acts, gradually resembling conformist adults.