Made in Poland

  • 8.5 10
  • 2017
  • 41min
Made in Poland
  • Original Title: Made in Poland (2010)

A rollerblading documentary by Witalis Szumilo Kulczycki about Polish rollerbladers who went to UK in search of better life, money, maturity, adulthood.

Made in Poland
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: New York Film Festival/ Grand Prix Zloty Nurt/Nurt Film Festival; Best Documentary/Emigra Film Festival 

Made in Poland, the unusual emigrants

A versatile hand-held camera films from unusual points of view a group of Polish skaters looking for better life outside their home country, a visual treatment that just expresses the same improvisation with which these skaters try to adapt in a society very different from that of their country of origin.

But living in a "promised land" implies obstacles, such as difficulties to have a place to sleep, problems with local authorities and sacrifices to pave the way for a better future. In the foreground, we always see their faces, their nice skating tricks or hard falls; in the background, we always see a distant and foreign city that still does not belong to them.

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