The Heart and The Sweetheart
written & directed by Jan Jakub Kolski director of photography Piotr Lenar production design by Joanna Macha costume design by Małgorzata Zacharska make-up by Izabela Andrys edited by Piotr Kolski production manager Marek Bączyk producer Wiesław Łysakowski produced by Tramway Film Studio co-financed by The Polish Film Institute distributed by Next Film
cast Maria Blandzi (Maszeńka), Julia Kijowska (Kordula), Marcin Dorociński (Maszeńka’s father), Gabriela Muskała (Basieńka), Borys Szyc (priest Pietryga), Wiesław Cichy (sergeant Major), Maja Komorowska (madam Lisiecka), Franciszek Pieczka (Droselmajer), Magdalena Kolska (cashier)
The story of a little girl living in an orphanage in Bieszczady; she dreams of getting into ballet school. She runs away from the orphanage to travel across Poland to Gdańsk in time for the entrance exams, taking a trusted teacher along on the journey.