GUEST

POLISH TITLE: GOŚĆ

REPRESENTED BY KFF

The life of a Polish farmer, Wojtek, and his immediate environment, shown through the eyes of the young Swiss filmmaker, Sebastian. Despite the harsh working conditions he has known since childhood, he has never lost his joy of life, warm-heartedness and humour. Living all alone in a big house, he likes to welcome guests in search of company and friends in need of help. It’s where Paweł, a young alcoholic with nowhere to go, finds shelter. Wojtek does his best to look after him. Is he up to the challenge?

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
30'
YEAR:
COLOUR:
colour
DIRECTING:
Sebastian Weber
PRODUCTION:
Studio Munka

Sebastian Weber »

Born in 1985 in Switzerland, Warsaw based cinematographer and director. Graduated from Film Department at Zurich University of the Arts, since 2011 student of the Cinematography Department at the Polish National Film School in Lodz. The films he shot were shown at various international film festivals including Berlinale, Camerimage, Palm Springs. Nominated for the First Steps Awards, Winner of the Viktor Alexis Thalberg Documentary Film Prize, winner of the CAT Film Festival in Moscow.