Grandma Has Gone

Director: Tomasz Jurkiewicz

written & directed by Tomasz Jurkiewicz director of photography Kacper Fertacz music by Sebastian Steć production and costume design by Ewa Malinowska-Lazar edited by Zbigniew Niciński sound by Zofia Kucharska-Kowalik, Andrzej Kowalik production managers Marta Pielasz, Piotr Chodura, Renata Borodyn cast Łukasz Czeladzki (Jurek), Juliusz Krzysztof Warunek (Father), Stanisława Łopuszańska (Grandma), Piotr Różański (Postman), Ewa Worytkiewicz (Seller) produced by Uniwersity of Silesia (Katowice) – Radio and Television Department co-financed by Polish Film Institute
colour, 16 mm / 35 mm, 18′
Poland 2009

 

16-year-old Jurek is having trouble at school; he is always lying and making up stories. But one day this skill will come in very handy… When he’s beloved grandmother is taken to hospital, Jurek has to deal with his alcoholic father. A sentimental parable about dreams and accepting one’s faith.

 

Tomasz Jurkiewicz
Born in 1981. Graduated in Film Studies from the Jagiellonian University and in Film Directing from the University of Silesia. Director and scriptwriter.