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Grandma’s day

Miłosz Sakowski
Dzień babci
Poland 2015 / 30’

Tomek needs money and decides to defraud an old lady by pretending to be her grandson. The ruse suddenly spins out of control when the woman catches on and locks him on her balcony. She offers the disoriented kid a deal: money if he pretends to be her grandson in front of the social worker due to arrive any moment.

Agata Bratek


Cottbus FF 2015 – Special Jury Award to Director, Gdynia FF 2015 – The Legal Culture Young Cinema Competition Special Award, Jury Special Award (Young Cinema Competition), Warsaw FF 2015 – Audience Award, Winner Short Films category, Brussels SFF 2016 – The Best Actress, Koszalin Young and Cinema Debut FF 2015 – Grand Jury Award, Grand Press Award

Miłosz Sakowski

Born in Gdynia. He studied journalism. For five years he worked as a reporter for Polish news channel TVN24. Meanwhile, he created short narratives and documentaries. He realized he would rather tell stories than merely report on them. He left television to study at Gdynia Film School. There he created his short documentary Unbreakables and films: Upload and Grandma's Day.


2013 Negocjacje (short)
2014 Niezłomni / Unbreakables (doc., short)
2014 Ojciec (short)
2014 Upload / Upload (short)
2015 Dzień babci / Grandma’s day (short)

Cast & Crew

director Miłosz Sakowski
screenplay Miłosz Sakowski, Marcin Kubawski
cinematography Kacper Zieliński
editing Miłosz Sakowski
music Mikołaj Szatko
cast Anna Dymna, Mateusz Nędza, Łukasz Simlat
producer Leszek Kopeć, Jerzy Rados
production Gdyńska Szkoła Filmowa
sales Gdyńska Szkoła Filmowa
language Polish
colouration colour