Eddie

2002, 100 min.

Eddie (2002)
Awards

2002
Warsaw International Film Festival
Grand Prixa, Audience Award
Special Jury Award,
Best Cinematography,
Best Art Direction,
Best Supporting Actor – Jacek Braciak

Polish Film Festival, Gdynia
Press Award

Production
Director Piotr Trzaskalski
Screenplay Piotr Trzaskalski, Wojciech Lepianka
Cinematography Krzysztof Ptak
Music Wojciech Lemanski
Art Director Wojciech Zogala
Producer Piotr Dzieciol, Krzysztof Ptak
Cast
Eddie Henryk Golebiowski
Jureczek Jacek Braciak
Princess Aleksandra Kisio
First brother Jacek Lenartowicz
Second brother Grzegorz Stelmasewski
Story
Eddie and Jureczek work as scrap-metal pickers. In a bar they meet two brothers – the booze distributors, who are known for being ruthless and cruel in business. The brothers offer Eddie an incredible job – they want him to be a private tutor o of their 12 year-old sister “Princess”, who – since the death of their parents – has been brought up by brothers, trying to protect her against menus eyes by locking her up in the house. They decided on Eddie, as they know of his passion for books he finds in the dump. Besides, his ugliness will prevent the girl from “taking to” him. One day Eddie, who feels sorry for the lonely girl, leaves her the key to her room. Three months later the brother learns that their Princess is pregnant. They suspect a young Gypsy, a booze supplier, to be the father. Both desperate and furious, they thirst for pitiless revenge. The girl, who wants to save her beloved, accuses Eddie of raping her…