The Miracle Seller

Release date: 30-04-2010
Director: Jarosław Szoda, Bolesław Pawica

directed by Jarosław Szoda, Bolesław Pawica written by Mitko Panov based on the works of Grzegorza Łoszewskiego director of photography Jarosław Szoda PSC music by TBC production design by Joanna Kaczyńska costume design by Anna Englert editing by Krzysztof Szpetmański PSM sound by Mateusz Adamczyk production manager Anna Winnicka cast Borys Szyc (Stefan), Sofia Mietielica (Urika), Roman Golczuk (Hasim), Joanna Szczepkowska (dr Jaworska), Mariusz Benoit (Zbyszek), Piotr Borowski (Czarny) i inni produced by Fabryka Spółka Realizatorów Filmowych Sp. Z O.O., 01-005 Warsaw, Nowolipie 16/57, phone +48 22 838 22 33, +48 603 59 80 25, e-mail co-produced by Telewizja Poland – Film Agency; Performance Marketing Group SA (Poland); Republiken Ab; Film and Vast (Sweden) co-financing Polish Film Institute producers Jarosław Szoda, Bolesław Pawica co-producers Fredrik Zander, Tomas Eskilsson, Sławomir Jóźwik distribution TBC world sales Fabryka Spółka Realizatorów Filmowych Sp. z o.o.
35 mm / Hd, 1:1,85 / 1:2,35, Dolby SR, colour, 110′
Poland – Sweden 2009

The path to discovering oneself leads through others. A story of friendship and acceptance that transgresses cultural, social and religious barriers. Stefan, a recovering alcoholic and a pilgrim to Lourdes, helps a pair of children from a Caucasian country to get illegally into France in order to be reunited with their father.



  • Polish Film Festival Gdynia 2009 – Anna Englert for best costume design

Bolesław Pawica
Born in 1961. Director. Graduated from the Łódź Film School. Directed numerous documentaries, TV theatre plays and musicals; director and producer of various live TV shows; co-author and co-producer (in co-operation with Jarosław Szoda) of several music clips. In 1987 directed for TVP a feature TV film – “Tramwajada”. “Miracle Seller” is his feature film debut.


Jarosław Szoda
Born in 1962. Cameraman, producer, and director. Graduated from the Łódź Film
School. Cameraman of a numerous feature films, documentaries, TV Theatre plays, and music clips. The film “With Raised Hands” (Z podniesionymi rękami) directed by Mitko Panov, and the camerawork by Szoda was awarded the Golden Palms in Cannes. For his camerawork in “All that Really Matters” (Wszystko co najważniejsze) directed by Robert Gliński, he was awarded Golden Lions at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. Participated in the EAVE European programme, and afterwards has been appointed a Polish representative at EAVE. “Miracle Seller” is his feature film debut.