Being Like Deyna

Release date: 01-03-2013
Director: Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz

directed by Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz written by Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz, Radosław Paczocha director of photography Tomasz Naumiuk production design by Katarzyna Sobańska-Strzałkowska, Marcel Sławiński costume design by Katarzyna Lewińska make-up by Tomasz Matraszek sound by Leszek Freund music by Łukasz Matuszyk edited by Milenia Fiedler production manager Inga Kruk producers Krzysztof Grędziński, Małgorzata Jurczak co-producers Leszek Freund, Marcin Malewski produced by Skorpion Arte co-produced by Kino Polska Tv, Studio Produkcyjne Orka, Lumicon FX, Studio Ufo, Film Factory, Pałac Zielona co-financed by Polish Film Institute distributed by Next Film
cast Przemysław Bluszcz (Stefan, Kazik’s father), Gabriela Muskała (Zosia, Kazik’s mother), Jerzy Trela (Kazik’s grandfather), Małgorzata Socha (teacher), Marcin Korcz (Kazik), Kamil Kulda (“Banan”), Mateusz Sacharzewski (“Rudy”), Aleksander Staruch (9-10-year old Kazik), Jędrzej Kubica (9-year old “Banan”), Dawid Drężek (9-year old “Rudy”), Jadwiga Gryn (Magda), Michał Piela (trainer Zbyszek), Sonia Bohosiewicz (publisher), Rafał Królikowski (publishing house director), Julia Kamińska (grind), Piotr Głowacki (driver Andrzej), Michał Żurawski (“Travolta”), Rafał Rutkowski (priest), Helena Sujecka (Niunia), Emilia Dankwa (Niunia in childhood), Julia Kulda (12-year old Niunia), Bogdan Grzeszczak (mechanic Maniek), Wojciech Skibiński (workshop director), Ireneusz Czop (doctor), Michał Meyer (male nurse), Agnieszka Sztuk (nurse), Katarzyna Cynke (nurse), Kinga Ciesielska (Katia Pawłowna “Caryca”), Jerzy Łapiński (lecturer), Andrzej Kozak (lecturer), Krzysztof Kiersznowski (trainer), Wiesław Cichy, Maria Gładkowska (mother-in-law), Jacek Bursztynowicz (father-in-law), Grzegorz Ciągardlak, Marta Polak (“Gruba Kaśka”), Joanna Bondarowska (Karolina), Julia Mańkowska (“Travolta’s” girlfriend), Błażej Pieczonka (Iwan), Tomasz Krzyżanowski (Sasza), Tomasz Oświeciński (“Kark”), Aleksandra Lemba, Artur Gortatowski, Alnaskif Moh (boss), Adam Zdrójkowski (altar boy), Jakub Zdrójkowski (altar boy), Agnieszka Ryszczuk (flautist), Marcin Hycnar (Kazik’s voice)
colour, 92′
Poland 2012

 

A humorous story about growing up, about a few crushes and life choices, in which Deyna and Boniek score goals, white socks become an aphrodisiac, desire leads to purity, and a traditional Polish mother crushes Eastern markets.