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 left over barracks. In the enchanting surroundings of the amusement park a bond grows between the boy and his grandfather. This helps them both heal wounds caused by their tragic loss. But this cannot last. Soon, they are brought to the attention of the System and the peace of Dzidek-land is disturbed.
Director and screenwriter. Born in 1984 in Tychy. Graduated from the DOK PRO programme from WAJDA Film School. He earned his degree in directing from a Chech film school Filmová Akademie Miroslava Ondříčka v Písku in 2011. He is finishing his directing studies (MA) 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 on student film festivals. In 2014 he directed a short film “Entropy” that was awarded worldwide. For the last two years associated with Warner Music Poland, where he works on music and promotional videos. Scholar of the program of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage “Young Poland” 2017 for directing a documentary film “The Signs” produced by Kosmos Production.
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TUESDAY, 11/13/2018 7:00 pm.
2017, 80 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles