Typical situation on the subway. Plasticine grotesque. Social satire.
The murmur of water, birdsong and sizzling kielbasa. May holiday weekend in the Polish countryside. Film based on a true story.
It’s an autobiographical story about personal experience received while living and studying abroad. The story focuses on the language problem and illustrates different comic situations which happened because of misunderstandings. As well, the film illustrates abstract memories.
An elderly man is looking after his paralyzed wife. Despite his old age and health problems he’s doing his best to relieve her suffering. His daughter helps him, trying to balance care with her work in the hospital and family life. Everyone has a different view on how to properly care for the sick.
A graphically beautiful, wise, and humorous story for children and adults alike. We want to remind viewers of the importance of normal, everyday contact with a living being and not with just the screen of a laptop or smartphone. In today’s world many of us are a bit like Mister Practical; in the mass of daily events we forget to simply enjoy life.
‘It is a story of my grandfather, Jerzy, who ran the last educational cinema in Poland. The film is built on the story told by my grandmother, Krystyna. The narrator is my son, Tymon. My grandfather, Jerzy, is played by my father, Witold and by my son.’
After his mother dies, Adam comes across some letters exchanged years ago between his Polish mother and his father, a Kurd living in Iraq. This is an opportunity for him to find out more about his father, who he never knew. The juxtaposition of animated drawings and archival material takes us back forty years into the past and enables us not only to feel the emotions linking the lovers living in different parts of the world, but also to uncover an extraordinary family secret.