Poland 2021 – Director: Tomasz Wolski – Original language: Polish – Subtitles: English
16 hours of telephone recordings from the centre of power, the government’s crisis team in Warsaw, 1970, responsible for the brutally repressed protests against food price increases, were discovered through research carried out by the director Tomasz Wolski. A highly topical puppet show, artistically transformed into a drama that will make your hair stand on end. Elena Álvarez Lutz
We present the German premiere of the film.
Writer: Tomasz Wolski. Sound: Marcin Lenarczyk. Editing: Tomasz Wolski. Music: Bartlomiej Tycinski, DJ Lenar. Production: Kijora Film. Producer: Anna Gawlita, Co-producers: Polish Television, Institute of National Remembrance. Length: 70 min. International Sales: Square Eyes.
No youth rating
The filmmaker and editor studied film directing in Lodz and graduated from EKRAN+ Wajda School. He participated in the Berlinale Talents and Berlin Today Awards, and has released numerous short films and documentaries.
AN ORDINARY COUNTRY, PL 2020, 53 min.
A PROBLEM, PL 2020, 15 min.
FESTIVAL, PL 2017, 85 min. (co-directed with Anna Gawlita)
Nominated for the VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international
Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the award VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award donor is Bayerischer Rundfunk.