( 2022, Poland, 99')
Tymek is a young, talented student at the Warsaw Conservatory. He travels back to his hometown in the countryside for a vacation. Back home, time seems to have stopped – the only place to go in his neighbourhood is a kebab shop that opened recently. In a short time, Tymek witnesses tension rising between his mates and the kebab shop workers. The tension ends in tragedy. The film has been inspired by a real story and employed non-professional actors.
(Katowice, 1983) is a Polish filmmaker whose characters are always most authentic. Kocur debuts in the Orizzonti section in Venice with his first feature film, Bread and Salt. Some of his short movies are Dalej jest dzień (2020), awarded the Silver Hobby Horse at the Warsaw Film Festival, My Heart (2019), nominated at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, and The Return (2017).