Roots

Poland | 2019 | fiction | 14 min. National competition

A comedy about prejudice and family surprises. “Guess, who is coming for lunch today?” in the contemporary Polish version. Parents are not always fond of their children’s choices. When Stefan meets Janek, a new partner of his daughter Marta, he is unable to hide his disappointment. First, he avoids contact, then, irrespective of anything, decides to take the matter in his own hands. He will go to any lengths to dissuade the girl from her love choice. Krzysztof Tyniec plays the part of the terrified and overprotective father.

directed by

Kuba Gryżewski Festival guest

cinematography
Maciej Kwaśniewski
script
Kuba Gryżewski
cast
Krzysztof Tyniec, Milena Staszuk, Idris Ceesay, Jacek Knap
music
Hubert Woźniakowski
sound
Jakub Jerszyński
editing
Bartosz Bretes
production
Krystyna Doktorowicz (Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia.)
Film screenings:
Roots