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My Poor Head

Adrian Panek
Moja biedna głowa
Poland 2009 / 21’

Story of a stubborn teenager taking care of his ill father who suffered from a nervous breakdown after his wife’s death and seems to have lost contact with reality. Meanwhile, within few hours, the father has to prove that he can take care of his son who otherwise will be sent to an orphanage. The film, made within the film project “Dekalog 89+”, was inspired by the fourth commandment: “Honour your father and mother”.


ISFF Filmfest Dresden 2010 – Goldene Reiter for Best Short Feature

Adrian Panek

Graduate of Directing at the Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia in Katowice and of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. Film maker, author of scripts, video clips, documentaries and commercials. Currently works on his feature debut entitled Daas.

Selected filmography

2009 Moja biedna głowa / My Poor Head (short film)

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Cast & Crew

director Adrian Panek
screenplay Adrian Panek
cinematography Dominik Danilczyk
music Zofia Kucharska-Kowalik
cast Mariusz Bonaszewski, Krzysztof Chodorowski, Adrianna Biedrzyńska
producer Andrzej Mańkowski
production Wydawnictwo Pedagogiczne Operon, Instytut Promocji Edukacji, Studio Filmowe Harpoon Films, TVP Kultura
source of print Wydawnictwo Pedagogiczne Operon
language Polish
colouration colour