Born of the Sea

Born of the Sea

The plot focuses on the three years between the autumn of 1923 untill the reception of city rights by Gdynia in February 1926. The story about the harbor, life, friendships and love of the men who build it: locals and authentic people connected with the emerging city. The main character, Krzysztof Grabień, comes from a village in a central Poland to participate in the construction of Gdynia with his peer and best friend Wołodia Jazowiecki. There, he meets a Kashubian Łucja Konka…

Written by: Andrzej Kotkowski
Based on the volume I of the book “Tak trzymać” by Stanisława Fleszarowa-Muskat
Director of photography: Adam Bajerski PSC
Music by: Tomasz Gąsowski
Production design by: Jacek Osadowski
Sound: Barbara Domaradzka, Piotr Domaradzki
Editing: Milena Fiedler
Costume design by: Anna Jagna Janicka
Make-up: Alicja Kozłowska
Production manager: Mariusz Mielczarek
Produced by: Agencja Filmowa Profilm
Producer: Krzysztof Bałajewicz, Andrzej Baworowski, Magdalena Kosmus
Co-produced by: Telewizja Polska – Agencja Filmowa
Distributed by: Syrena Films
Cast: Jakub Strzelecki (Krzysztof Grabień), Julia Pietrucha (Łucka Konka), Paweł Domagała (Wołodia Jazowiecki), Małgorzata Foremniak (Mrs. Helena), Marian Dziędziel (Augustyn Konka), Olgierd Łukaszewicz (Tadeusz Wenda), Piotr Polk (Marcel Lebrac), Zdzisław Wardejn (Jazowiecki), Stanisław Michalski (the high school principal), Krzysztof Janczar (the chief of police)
Length: 112 min.

Legenda
Konkurs Główny
Konkurs Młodego Kina
Sekcje pozakonkursowe