My Town (2002)

20 Apr

60m; Poland

Director: Marek Lechki

Cast: Radoslaw Chrzescianski, Agnieszka Banach and Krzysztof Stroinski

Synopsis (IMDB): A slice of life in the mining/industrial region of Upper Silesia. Many mines and factories closed down in 1990s, resulting in high unemployment, economic depression, and general hopelessness. We follow 25-years-old unemployed Gozdzik who lives with his alcoholic father, his mother, always anxious about the future, and an assortment of neighbours. The gray monotony of daily life is broken by arrival of a long-absent uncle, a new girl staying with neighbours, and a tragedy involving Gozdzik’s best friend

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Posted by on April 20, 2012 in Drama, Unemployment-Wages



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