THE WAY IT IS

POLISH TITLE: TAKA HISTORIA

The scene is an old apartment house in Warsaw where the author lives. Wiesio, former caretaker, lives in a makeshift place in the doorway next to the garbage disposal. He has a dog, Froggie, a girlfriend Ania, and an old friend, Mr. Szymanski, who is a retired hairdresser. Wiesio is on a disability pension and makes ends meet by digging the neighborhood disposals. The films shows one year in Wiesio's life. This is a story of loneliness, the longing for love, and time passing by in a world that disappears along with the protagonists.

GENRE:
documentary
RUNNING TIME:
58'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Paweł Łoziński
DOP:
Paweł Łoziński
EDITOR:
Dorota Wardęszkiewicz
PRODUCTION:
Paweł Łoziński Produkcja Filmów, TVP 1 S.A.

Paweł Łoziński »

Director, scriptwriter and producer of documentary and fiction films born in 1965 in Warsaw. He earned his degree from the Film Directing Department of Łódź Film School. His documentary films include Birthplace (1992), The Way It Is (1999), Sisters (1999), Between the Doors (2004), Wygnańcy (2005), Kitty, Kitty (2008) and Chemo (2009). He has won prestigious awards at festivals in Bornholm, Paris, Leipzig and Krakow.