International Competition

The Lucky Ones

Tomasz Wolski

The field of observation is limited to the seat of the Registry Office in Nowa Huta within its hours of operations, or more specifically to its three rooms. One of them is used to register births, the second one deaths and the third one weddings. The observation of the clients’ and clerks’ behavior in each room unveils a picture of our everyday life as well as fate.

Tomasz Wolski

Tomasz Wolski is scriptwriter and documentary film director born in 1977. A graduate of the Jagiellonian University (Journalism) and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing, he has worked as a director’s assistant to Jacek Bławut on ‘Born Dead’ (2004). His documentary films include ‘Silence’, ‘The Clinic’, ‘Goldfish’, ‘The Actors’ and ‘The Lucky Ones’. He has won a number of festival awards in Neubrandenburg, Pamplona, Wrocław and Kraków, among others.

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2009, 26', color, video

Directed by:
Tomasz Wolski

Screenplay by:
Tomasz Wolski

Tomasz Wolski

Edited by:
Tomasz Wolski

Anna Gawlita

Produced by:

Festivals & Awards:

Krakow Film Festival - Audience Award; Era New Horizons International Film Festival - Audience Award