The Master

Release date: 23-09-2005
Director: Piotr Trzaskalski

directed by Piotr Trzaskalski written by Piotr Trzaskalski, Wojciech Lepianka director of photography Piotr Śliskowski music by Wojciech Lemański production design by Wojciech Żogała costume design by Monika Ugrewicz edited by Cezary Kowalczuk sound by Jan Freda production manager Jacek Gawryszczak

cast Konstantin Lawronenko (master Aleksander Sapałow), Jacek Braciak (Młody), Monika Buchowiec (Anna), Teresa Branna (Andżela), Aurelia Georges (Elodie), Monika Badowska, Adam Kowalski, Piotr Bienias, Piotr Kondrat, Stefan Knothe, Aleksander Jasiński, Ela Śnigórska, Anna Bławut, Konstanty Szwemberg, Krystyna Starościk, Wiktor Ubysz, Bartosz Picher, Maciej Ferlak, Roman Wołosik, Stefan Rola, Ewa Cypcarz-Bogucka, Marcin Adamczewski, Magda Dzierżek, Cyprian Śliskowski

produced by Opus Film, Telewizja Polska, Grupa Atlas, Peter Rommel Productions, ZDF producer Piotr Dzięcioł, Łukasz Dzięcioł co-producer Andrzej Serdiukow (TVP), Andrzej Walczak (Atlas), Jacek Michalak (Atlas), Peter Rommel, Alexander Bohr, Barbara Habe co-financed by Agencja Produkcji Filmowej, Media Plus (European Union programme) distributed by Studio Interfilm
colour, 111′
Poland 2005

 

A 45-year-old Russian man travels through Poland with a wandering circus. He loses his job, begins traveling on his own and happens to meet Andzela and Young. They start to perform on the streets together. The Master throws knives, Andzela assists him and Young plays the accordion. The Master has an ambitious goal ot get to Paris, where he expects to find the right space for his art…

 

Piotr Trzaskalski
Born in 1964. Graduate of the Lodz University (Cultural Studies) and the Lodz National Film School (Film Directing). Director and screenwriter.