My Father’s Bike

Moj rower, 2012, 90 min.

My Father's Bike (2012)
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Awards

2012
Tallinn Black Night Film Festival, Estonia
Best Actor Award for Michal Urbaniak

Gdynia Film Festival
Best Screenplay Award; Award from organizers of Polish Film Festivals Abroad

Minsk International Film Festival
Audience Award

Torun Internationl Film Festival TOFIFEST
Golden Angel Award for Best Film

Production
Director Piotr Trzaskalski
Screenplay Wojciech Lepianka, Piotr Trzaskalski
Cinematography Piotr Sliskowski
Art Director Wojciech Zogala
Music Wojciech Lemanski
Producers Pawel Plucinski, Marta Plucinska
Cast
Wlodek Starnawski Michal Urbaniak
Pawel Starnawski, Wlodek’s Son Artur Zmijewski
Maciek Starnawski, Pawel’s Son Krzysztof Chodorowski
Franek Wera Witold Debicki
Barbara Starnawska, Wlodek’s Wife Anna Nehrebecka
Story
Morning. A 70-year-old Wlodek finds a letter from his wife informing him of her leaving. This message causes shock. Wlodek looses consciousness and is taken to the hospital. The next day, at the hospital he is visited by his son Pawel and a teenage grandson Maciek. Pawel is the pianist and lives in Berlin, while Maciek lives with his mother in England, where he attends school. Pawel and Maciek have not been in touch for a long time. They are indignant about the fact that their mother and grandmother left for another man. The two decide to find her and bring her home…