Feature Film | 2016-2017 | Drama | Netherlands, Poland

Shooting data

Number of shooting days25
LocationsBerlin, Łódź, Warschau

Brief synopsis

MICHAEL (28) a German lawyer in Berlin is visited by his distant father from Poland. During one weekend, father and son, strangers to each other, develop empathy and friendship. After his father’s departure Michael realizes his displacement.

The city he lives in the only place he belongs to.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Jakub GierszałMichael [L]
Andrzej ChyraStanislaw [L]
 Christian LöberFranz [L]
Justyna WasilewskaAlina [L]
 Philip WilhelmiYounger Client [SR]


Camera Departmentdirector of photographyLennert Hillege
Costume Departmentcostume designerPaulina Sieniarska
Director's DepartmentdirectorUrszula Antoniak
Director's Department1st assistant director Stefan KriekhausGerman Part
Director's Department1st assistant directorStefanie Hamann [1]
Director's Department2nd assistant director Ewelina Rosinska, personal Assistant
Director's Department3rd assistant director Keno VarbanBerlin
EditingeditorNathalie Alonso Casale
LightinggafferGerard Stam
Lightingadditional electrician Gregor Cunningham

Production companies

Family Affair Films [nl]
Opus Film [pl]


Department CompanyComment
In Front of the CameraExtras/Bit Player Agentur Iris Müller OHGCast&Vermittlung
ProductionProduction Services bloc inc filmservice GmbHGenerator
ProductionProduction Services Cinecat Filmcatering


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Urszula Antoniak2017San Sebastian Int. Filmfestival [es]CompetitionNominated
Urszula Antoniak2017TIFF Toronto Film Festival [ca]Contemporary World CinemaNominated
Urszula Antoniak2017Int. Hofer FilmtageNominated
Urszula Antoniak2017Camerimage [pl]Polish Films CompetitionNominated