Referee of Attention

Director: Jakub Polakowski
written & directed by Jakub Polakowski director of photography Krzysztof Sobierański production design by Paweł Cukier costume design by Izabella Dziekiewicz make-up by Wioleta Saliwon, Ewa Kizelbach sound by Jarosław Sadowski music by Mateusz Śmigasiewicz edited by Damian Kuligowski production manager Damian Kuligowski producers Damian Kuligowski, Jakub Polakowski co-produced by iSlate, Studio Bank, Photoproduction, New Media Impact
 
cast Piotr Żurawski (Rafał), Paweł Koślik (Mariusz, Rafał’s brother), Barbara Horawianka (Rafał’s and Mariusz’s grandmother), Katarzyna Maria Zielińska (Marianna), Jacek Kwiecień (“Kura”), Natalia Sikora (prostitute), Agata Wątróbska (Renata), Krzysztof Plewako-Szczerbiński (Witek), Andrzej Konopka (“Sułtan”), Aleksandra Grzelak (Beata), Sebastian Stankiewicz, Andrzej Makowiecki, Diana Zamojska (hitch-hiker), Zuzanna Grabowska, Krzysztof Brzazgoń, Grzegorz Kwiecień, Sławomira Łozińska, Karolina Piechota, Kinga Gałuszkiewicz (Patrycja, “Kura’s” girlfriend), Wojciech Michalak (tennis player), Mariusz Odwarzny (barman at the club), Krzysztof Szekalski, Agata Sasinowska (nurse), Tomasz Olejarczyk (barman at the pub), Wojciech Fiodorowski (barber), Jacek Gajda (porter), Kamil Gęsicki

colour, 82′

Poland 2014

 

The story of a notorious liar trying to go back to a normal life following a period of rehab in a psychiatric hospital. The rhythm of his life will no longer be determined by gambling and sports betting. Ironically, the fraud that once helped him get money for gambling can now help him not to gamble.