Three for the Taking

Director: Bartosz Konopka

directed by Bartek Konopka written by Piotr Borkowski, Bartek Konopka director of photography Piotr Rosołowski music by Wojciech Waglewski production design by Aneta Suskiewicz-Majka sound by Mariusz Bielecki edited by Rafał Listopad production manager Anna Wydra

cast Klaudia Barcik, Michał Włodarczyk, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Krzysztof Czeczot, Violetta Arlak, Marek Kasprzyk, Łukasz Mechanicki, Andrzej Konopka

produced by Association of Polish Filmmakers, Puławska 61, 02-595 Warsaw, phone +48 22 845 49 86, e-mail info@sfp.org.pl, o.kujawska@sfp.org.pl,www.sfp.org.pl; TVP Kultura co-produced & executive produced by Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing, Chełmska 21, bld. 26, 00-724 Warsaw (Poland), phone+48 22 851 10 56, e-mail info@wajdaschool.pl, www.wajdaschool.pl executive producer Katarzyna Ślesicka co-financed by Ministry of Culture and Nationale Heritage; Polish Film Institute world sales Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing
DVD, colour, 35′
Poland 2006

 

16-year-old Inga spend her time on playing football and with her boyfriend who truly roots her. Her carefree life is broken off with the news of her mother’s fatal illness. From one day to the next Inga is left alone with two younger siblings. She has to run away from the social workers who want to place her in an emergency shelter for children. Like it or not she becomes a mother for the kids…

 

Awards:

  • XVII Short Film, Documentary and Animation Festival “Message To Man” in St. Petersburg, Russia – Best Debut Award
  • 22nd European Short Film Festival in Brest, France – Grand Prix and Best Actor Award