Mr. Rudnicki and Cars


Andrzej Mańkowski

2016, 0 h 30 min

Comedy of manners with an action twist. Main hero, Janusz Rudnicki, is an inconspicuous proofreader in a local newspaper, a homemade awaiting arrival of a first-born. Because of that, he decides to sell a car and head to Germany, to purchase a station wagon. Stopping in the wrong place and in the wrong time, he gets accidentally involved in a conflict with the auto-theft group. Fighting to survive, he helps to arrest the thieves, gaining gratitude of the police and learning, that he has a potential to do things he had never suspected himself to capable of.

Andrzej Mańkowski

Born in 1973. Film and theatre director, scriptwriter and film producer. Inventor and producer of Decalogue 89+, a short feature films cycle. Author of the documentary The Music Lesson (Silver Medal at 2007 URTI Festival in Monte Carlo and Prix Italia 2007) and the TV feature The Ruby Wedding (the Laboratorium Award on the 10th Polish Film Festival Los Angeles). Also co-operates with Polish TV as a director and producer of reportages and TV programs.


2006: Gdynia

2006: The Music Lesson

2008: The Ruby Wedding

2010: Yoko Ono’s Cups

2010: Tournee

2014: Children Calling

2015: Bokiniec and The Movie

2015: On Duty of a Nation. Police and Secret Service in Communist Poland

2016: Mr. Rudnicki and Cars

2017: Przemek Dyakowski. Life in Jazz

written by Oriana Kujawska 

director of photography Andrzej Juński
production design Agnieszka Modelska-Paluch, Katarzyna Kańska
costume design Agnieszka Modelska-Paluch, Katarzyna Kańska
make-up Magdalena Dusza
sound and sound editing Marcin Kowalczyk
edited by Andrzej Juński, Andrzej Mańkowski
cast Arkadiusz Brykalski, Magdalena Schejbal, Katarzyna Z. Michalska, Krzysztof Bartoszewicz
production Munk Studio Polish Filmmakers Association
executive producer Beata Hrycyk-Mańkowska
production manager Beata Hrycyk-Mańkowska

Main Competition
Konkurs Inne Spojrzenie
Short Film Competition
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

Movie - Festival Programme

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