Janusz Majewski

1969, 1 h 23 min
Film adaptation of Tadeusz Breza’s well-known novel of the same title. A young lawyer comes to Rome to settle a difficult and delicate matter. His father, a consistory lawyer cannot perform his duties due to a conflict with a local diocesan bishop. To move the hearts of the Church dignitaries, he stands up for the ill-treated father, enters into a complicated maze of administration and church. Initially confused, he very quickly realizes that his father’s matter is a subject of an inner game of all kinds of internal systems operating within the Vatican itself. The human dimension is replaced by a hierarchical or competence matters, numerous prejudices, legal and conjunctural games.

Written by: Krystyna Nastulanka, Andrzej Szafiański
Director of photography: Kurt Weber
Camera operator: Mieczysław Verocsy
Music by: Lucjan Kaszycki
Production design by: Tadeusz Wybult
Sound: Aleksander Gołębiowski
Editing: Tomira Matyjaszkiewicz
Costume design by: Alicja Ptaszyńska
Interior design: Maciej Maria Putowski
Make-up: Jadwiga Raińska-Piotrowska
Production manager: Ryszard Straszewski
Artistic director: Antoni Bohdziewicz

Main Competition
Konkurs Młodego Kina
Przegląd Polskiego Kina Niezależnego
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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