The Holy Sinner

Director: Michał Węgrzyn

written & directed by Michał Węgrzyn director of photography Wojciech Węgrzyn production design by Magdalena Marszałek costume design by Anna Węgrzyn make-up by Marzena Furmanek, Żaneta Wardaszka sound by Paweł Hejbudzki production manager Klaudia Mierosławska producer Dorota Monika Filipek-Mierosławska co-produced by Aurum Film, Lampyris, Syrena Films, Stars Impresariat Filmowy distributed by Syrena Films
cast Adam Bobik (Kamil), Karolina Gorczyca (Justyna, Kamil’s wife), Maja Bohosiewicz (Iga), Dorota Pomykała (Marta), Adrianna Biedrzyńska (Kamil’s mother), Małgorzata Rożniatowska (Justyna’s mother), Philippe Tłokiński (Przemek), Jakub Kamieński (policeman), Tomasz Sobczak (professor), Jakub Węgrzyn (Krzysiek), Grzegorz Kowalczyk (doctor), Robert Buczyński (boy), Jerzy Pożarowski (Justyna’s father), Ida Jabłońska (Anka), Jacek Majewski (notary public), Robert Leszczyński (psychiatrist), Piotr Makarski (gynaecologist), Magdalena Tabor (girl)
colour, 88′
Poland 2012

 

The main character is a character, indeed – a young happy-go-lucky man who never worried much about money; first he was supported by his mother, then by his rich wife. Does that make him a good candidate for a husband and father? How far would a desperate woman go to have a much-desired baby? And will he rise up to the challenge that is fatherhood?