After the tragic accidental death of her mother eighteen-year-old Kitka lives with her grouchy father, for whom she gradually assumes the role of housewife. Spending her days in their living room situated by the cemetery where the father earns his living as a stonemason and spends the evenings drinking away his family sorrows new needs begin to awaken in Kitka; growing-up starts to get in the way of her otherwise selfless performing of her duties, family and individualism collide. On the path to self-fulfilment she even receives help from the afterworld.
A playful family drama complete with an unconventional magical twist and a portion of black humour.
35mm | Farbe / colour
Agata Nowak, Wojciech Lepianka, Ryszard Brylski
Maria Kostrzewska-Baron, Sławomir Witczak
Helena Sujecka, Cezary Łukaszewicz, Antoni Pawlicki, Marek Kasprzyk, Katarzyna Figura, Bronisław Wrocławski, Jerzy Trela, Marcin Łuczak, Jerzy Braszka, Dariusz Basiński, Grzegorz Stelmaszewski, Jadwiga Basińska, Jacek Łuczak, Aleksandra Bednarz, Mariusz Pilawski, Barbara Majewska
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Ryszard Brylski - born 1950 in Głowno, Poland. Graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts before studying directing at the National Film School in Łódź, graduating in 1975.