The Case of Bronek Pekosinski (1993)

11/19/1993 (PL) Documentary 1h 26m


Bronek Pekosinski lives in Zamosc, Poland. He is probably 83 years old. He has no family and does not really know who he is. Everything about his life is fictitious: symbolic is the date of birth - the day World War II broke out, as well as his surname - after PKOS, an abbreviation of a charitable institution, and the place of birth - the Nazi concentration camp, from where his mother threw him over a barbed wire fence. Even his friends and guardians turned out to be false. Only his loneliness and his hump seem to be authentic. Two great powers have vied for young Bronek's soul: Roman-Catholic church and a totalitarian state. He fell into alcoholism. Partially paralyzed as the effect of cerebral hemorrhage, he is fired with an ambition of acquiring a mastery in a game of chess.

  1. Grzegorz Królikiewicz

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Bronisław Pekosiński

    Bronisław Pekosiński

    występuje w roli samego siebie

  2. Maria Klejdysz

    Maria Klejdysz

    pani Bukowska

  3. Anna Seniuk

    Anna Seniuk

    koleżanka Danusia

  4. Franciszek Trzeciak

    Franciszek Trzeciak

    sekretarz Jan Kos

  5. Bronisław Pawlik

    Bronisław Pawlik


  6. Franciszek Pieczka

    Franciszek Pieczka

    ksiądz Michalski

  7. Krzysztof Chamiec

    Krzysztof Chamiec

    generał Bagno

  8. Anna Milewska

    Anna Milewska


  9. Romuald Karaś

    Romuald Karaś

    on sam, dziennikarz słuchający opowieści Pekosińskiego

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Original Title Przypadek Pekosińskiego

Status Released

Original Language Polish

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