The Family of Man

Poland | 1966 | documentary | 24 min. Special screeninig

One day in the life of a peasant family living in the lake district near Augustów, north-eastern Poland. They toil from dusk till dawn but, at the same time, are very happy. The film, which was inspired by a famous photographic exhibition (two photographs make the background for the opening credits), has no music or commentary.

directed by

Władysław Ślesicki

Bronisław Baraniecki
Andrzej Bohdanowicz
Krystyna Rutkowska
(Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych)