Lukasz Kowalski
Una botiga on rondinar
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Una botiga on rondinar

Una botiga on rondinar

Lukasz Kowalski

81 min.
Subtitles: Catalan

A moving story, full of wacky humor, about people who struggle to survive while helping those in greater need.

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May 26, 2023 Jun 9, 2023 Biblioteca Ramon Fernàndez Jurado View
Jun 1, 2023 Jun 15, 2023 Cinema Els Til·lers View


Lukasz Kowalski
Katarzyna Szczerba
DocsBarcelona Distribution
Anna Mazerant, Lukasz Kowalski, 4.30 Studio
Canal+ Poland, Silesia Film Institute
Original title
The Pawnshop
Lukasz Kowalski
Stanislaw Cuske
Krzysztof Janczak
Adriana Fernandez Castellanos, Filip Kowalski, Jakub Darewski i Kosma Kowalczyk

Jola and Wiesiek are a pair of eccentric businessmen from Bytom. Together with their three employees they run probably the biggest pawnshop in Europe. However, the time of its glory has passed with the closure of nearby mines and growing unemployment in the city. Deprived of a livelihood, the inhabitants of "Polish Detroit" pawn increasingly absurd and useless objects. Neither Wiesiek's crazy marketing ideas nor Jola's tender heart can help the failing business. She supports her clients not only with a kind word but also with hot soup or a warm blanket. Although the pawnshop brings losses, it becomes an important center of life for the local community. Soon, however, it finds itself on the brink of bankruptcy, and Jola and Wiesiek's relationship is put to the test. With disaster looming, the owners make one last attempt to save their business and their love.

About the direction
Lukasz Kowalski

Lukasz Kowalski


Lukasz Kowalski - director, journalist, creator of television programmes.ÊHe graduated from the Depa...

Lukasz Kowalski
Una botiga on rondinar
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