Day of the Wacko
Dzień świra, 2002, 97 min.
|Adam Mialczynski||Marek Konrad|
Adas Miauczynski is a 44-year-old frustrated intellectual, teaching Polish at school and earning as little as 800 zlotys net, divorced, with a teenage son brought up by his ex-wife. One day he wakes up early in the morning. He stays in bed half awake, unable to get up for dreads of the new day. Unbearable repetitiveness of everyday routine and necessity of meeting people he hates is his greatest torment. He has his meals in front of TV, which is his only companion – arguments in the Seyn make him suffer, because his patriotism is profound, though stifled by ubiquitous advertisements. He takes pills to get some more enthusiasm for life, not to get old, and to improve his brain. Living in solitude, he has grown accustomed to leading an endless soliloquy…