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

cinematography
Bronisław Baraniecki
sound
Andrzej Bohdanowicz
editing
Krystyna Rutkowska
production
(Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych)