Zdzisław Misiak, known as Dzidek, is the retired king of amusement parks. After his daughter’s death, his 7 year-old grandson, Hugo, comes to live with him in one of the barracks left over after the closing of his business. In the enchanting surroundings of the amusement park, a bond grows between the boy and his grandfather, which helps them both heal the wounds caused by their tragic loss. But this cannot last because they come to the attention of the social welfare system and the peace of Dzidek-land is disturbed.
Director and screenwriter. Born in 1984 in Tychy. Graduated from the DOK PRO programme of the Wajda Film School. He earned his degree in directing from a Czech film school Filmová Akademie Miroslava Ondříčka v Písku in 2011. He is finishing directing studies at Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia. A member of the Polish Filmmaker Association since 2012. While studying he shot numerous short films and short documentaries that were screened at student film festivals. In 2014 he directed a short film “Entropy” that won awards worldwide. For the last two years, he has been associated with Warner Music Poland, where he works on music and promotional videos. Scholar in the program of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage “Young Poland” for 2017 directing the documentary film “The Signs” produced by Kosmos Production.
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Sunday, 11/17/2019 5:00 PM.
2017, 50 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles