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ABOUT MY FATHER
(O MOIM OJCU)




2007, 49 min., Poland
Polish with English subtitles

DIRECTION:
Bozena Garus-Hockuba
SCRIPT:
Bozena Garus-Hockuba
CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Kamil Plocki, Lukasz Starek, Jerzy Sobocinski
EDITING:
Anna Krasowska
SOUND:
Marek Glowinski, Jindrich Pryl, Daniel Leoniak
PRODUCED BY:
BiS Film for TVP Polonia
PRODUCER:
Stanislaw Goracy

A film about a Polish statesman, diplomat and military officer Jozef Beck and his life in Romania where he was interned by the authorities during the Second World War. Dismal conditions of a village, where he lives along with his second wife and a daughter, eventually lead to his death. Jozef Beck's son, Andrzej, presents some of his father's belongings and then recalls the story of his interned father.

BOZENA GARUS-HOCKUBA
Film director and producer of documentary films. Graduated from the French Literature at the Jagiellonian University (1977) and Film Directing in the Film & TV School at the University of Silesia in Katowice (1983). Received her post-graduate diploma from the Departement des Civilisations, Central European University of Nancy, France (1982). She has made a number of awarded documentary films for Polish TV, including acclaimed "Lilpop Sisters and Their Passions" (Siostry Lilpop i ich milosci, 2005), "I Need To Have Different Dreams" (Musze miec inne marzenia, 2003), "Preface To Silence" (Przedmowa do ciszy, 2000).

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