directed by Olaf Lubaszenko written by Jerzy Kolasa director of photography Mariusz Palej music by Jan Borysewicz production design by Marcelina Początek-Kunikowska costume design by Tomasz Jacyków edited by Wanda Zeman PSM sound by Maria Chilarecka, Jacek Kuśmierczyk production manager Zofia Wieczorek
cast Anna Przybylska (Mirka), Szymon Bobrowski (Tomasz Łopian), Edward Linde-Lubaszenko (Józef), Cezary Pazura (Stefan), Tamara Arciuch (Wiktoria), Krzysztof Kowalewski (Minister Kwiatkowski), Robert Gonera (Jarek Pokrzywa), Izabela Kuna (Ula), Edyta Olszówka (Marta), Paweł Wilczak (Bogumił, make-up artist), Krzysztof Wakuliński (Jerzy)
produced by Wydawnictwo Jawa sp. z o.o., Chałubińskiego 8, 00-613 Warsaw, phone +48 22 830 06.98, e-mail email@example.com www.jawamedia.com co-produced by Forum Film Poland producers Janusz Iwanowski-Pineiro, Sławomir Salamon executive producer Zofia Wieczorek co-producer Waldemar Zubek distributed by Forum Film Poland, Wołoska 12, 02-675 Warsaw, phone +48 22 456 65 55, fax +48 22 456 65 35, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org world sales Wydawnictwo Jawa sp. z o.o.
35 mm, colour, Dolby Stereo Digital SR, 104′
Mirka grew up in the poor Warsaw neighbourhood of Praga. Despite that she managed to graduate from a prestigious law school, while ignoring her roots. Thanks to her education, however, she may turn out to be the last chance for the dwellers on an old Praga tenement house. To help the people close to her, Mirka, using her personal charm, inborn cunning and Hollywood-style tricks, will do the craziest thing of her career…
Born in 1968. Studied sociology at the Warsaw University and at the Academy of Catholic Theology in Warsaw. Actor, director, producer. Starred in the films of: Kieślowski, Wajda, Barański, Pasikowski, Machulski. TV series director.
Filmography (as director)
1997: Making the Sting (Sztos); 2000: Boys Don’t Cry (Chłopaki nie płaczą); 2001: The Dawn of Coyote (Poranek kojota); 2002: E=mc2; 2009: Golden Mean (Złoty środek)