Luxury

Director: Jarosław Sztandera

directed & edited by Jarosław Sztandera written by Jarosław Sztandera, Tomasz Olejarczyk director of photography Radosław Ładczuk production design by Aleksandra Marczewska costume design by Monika Surowiec, Joanna Talejko sound by Tomasz Wieczorek

cast Piotr Sokołowski (Luxury), Zbigniew Zamachowski (Popers), Michał Włodarczyk (Little), Dorota Chotecka (twins’ mother), Janusz Rybczyński (twins’ father), Paweł Szczesny (photographer), Antonina and Milena Łazarkiewicz (twins)

produced by PWSFTviT, Targowa 61/63, 90-323 Łódź, phone +48 42 634 58 20, fax +48 42 674 81 39, e-mail swzfilm@filmschoollodz.pl www.filmschool.lodz.pl co-financed by Telewizja Polska; Polish Film Institute
DV, HD, 16:9, colour, 38′
Poland 2008

 

“Luxury” is the main character’s nickname: 17-year-old boy who became “too old” for his long-time client and pimp, Popers, a 40-year-old paedophile. Luxury is dumped at the same railway station from which Papers picked him up many years ago. The boy has no place to go, nor does he know any way to live other than as a child prostitute…

 

Awards:

  • An Award at the “By the Boat on the Vistula River” Film Review, Warsaw 2008
  • The Best Feature Film at the Festival of Film Debuts “The Young and Cinema”, Koszalin 2008
  • 33rd Polish Film Festival, Gdynia 2008 – Grand Prix at the “Young Polish Cinema” Competition