The Washing Machine

The Washing Machine

Director, screenwriter and production manager: Jakub Pączek

Director of photography: Weronika Bilska

Editors: Ludwik Sielicki, Jakub Pączek

Music: Marcin Gągola

Artistic supervisors: Filip Bajon, Maciej Pieprzyca, Michał Rosa, Jerzy Łukaszewicz

Cast: Wiktor Loga-Skarczewski, Teresa Pawłowicz, Krzysztof Górecki, Piotr Franasowicz, Weronika Nockowska, Grzegorz Mikołajczyk, Jakub W. Ślęk, Rafał Jędrzejczyk

Year of production: 2008

Running time: 13'

This is a story of an old washing machine, popular in communist Poland, which is the bane of Stefan Czarniecki’s existence. His home and life become a metaphorical intersection of certain phenomena of the last three decades of Polish history.

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Festival screenings of the film:

Orange Factor Film Festival, Poland (2008) - Special Mention

5th GOFFR Film Festival, Poland (2008) - First Prize in the Student Competition

15th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, Poland (2008) - in competition

Euroshorts European Film Festival, Poland (2008) - in competition

34th Gdynia Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

28th The Youth and Film - The Festival of Film Debuts in Koszalin, Poland (2009) - in competition

3rd Film and Art Festival Two Riversides, Poland (2009) - in competition

5th Quest Europe International Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

13th Festival of Polish Comedies, Poland (2009) - Grand Prix

8th RePeFeNe Independent Film Festival, Poland (2009) - Audience Award

Kult Off Kino Independent Film Festival, Poland (2009) - Best Student Film

6th Comedy Film Festival "Barejada", Poland (2009) - in competition

7th Multimedia Happy End Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

Night of Culture, Lublin, Poland (2009) - Audience Award

International Independent Film Forum, Poland (2009) - in competition

12th International Film Festival "Zoom-zbliżenia", Poland (2009) - in competition

9th Independent and Amateur Film Festival KAN, Poland (2009) - in competition

"Filmowa Góra" Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

5th Bartoszki Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

8th Festival of Short Film, Poland (2009) - in competition

World Student Film Festival Young Cinema Art, Poland (2009) - in competition

3rd "Nakręceni" Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

2nd The Freaked Out Films Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

49th Kraków Film Festival, Poland (2009) - screening

2nd Camera, Action! Festival of Film Critics, Poland (2011) - Special Award

KolorOFFOn Film Festiwal, Poland (2011) - Best Student Fiction Film

Toruń Short Film Festival (2011) - in competition

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