The Ballad of Piotrowski
written & directed by Rafał Kapeliński director of photography Paweł Dyllus music by Zbigniew Malecki production design by Magdalena Herzyk costume design by Emilia Czartoryska editing by Maciej Pawliński sound Mikołaj Kaczmarczyk, Zbigniew Malecki production manager Piotr Ledwig cast Krzysztof Kiersznowski (Piotrowski), Zbigniew Zamachowski (Mr. Marek), Elżbieta Jarosik (Mrs Basia), Magdalena Popławska (Mrs Lila), Zofia Merle (Saleswoman), Jerzy Łapiński (Acoountant), Andrzej Szopa (Salesman), Jacek Borusiński (Hammer), Kazimierz Mazur (Drum), Ernest Przeradzki (Priest) produced by Aurora Film Production Piotr Ledwig, Rafał Kapeliński, Brynowska 63/37, 40-584 Katowice, mobile +48 602 118 063, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; mobile +48 662 320 303; e-mail email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org producers Rafał Kapeliński, Piotr Ledwig, Mary Melinda Ziemer distributed by Vivarto, Franciszkańska 8 apt. 2, 00-214 Warsaw, phone +48 22 826 60 48, +48 22 353 96 02, fax +48 22 353 96 03; e-mail email@example.com; www.vivarto.pl world sales BooBoo Films, Bartłomiej Moczulski (Intl Sales Manager), firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile +48 501 078 659, www.booboofilms.pl
Betacam SP, 1:1,85, colour, Dolby Stereo A-type, 60′
Little town by the Vistula River. Piotr Piotrowski wouldn’t cope with his life without help of good people. Yet when his protector – pharmacist Wirtz dies, Piotrowski decides to cope with life by himself. Not only he tries to survive, but also to make his dreams come true.
Born in 1970. Director, screenwriter, producer. Studied English Philology in Toruń (Poland), Management in Seattle and film direction at the London Film School (LFS). Worked as a media analyst for banks in Zurych, New Jork and London. Author of short features films and documentaries. His film “Emily Cries” was awarded at international film festivals.
Filmography (feature films)
2006: Emily Cries (Emilka płacze, short); 2007: The Ballad of Piotrowski (Ballada o Piotrowskim)