Wysokińscy Family Archive

collection Wysokińscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Wysokiński
starring Andrzej Wysokiński, Elżbieta Wysokińska, Marek Wysokiński
length 19'18
location Poland
year 1965
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0027 010
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

The author of the film is Andrzej Wysokiński (1934–2018), a fencing, skiing and tennis coach. The man was interested in film and had been documenting family life and sports trips and competitions since the 1960s. 

Film made in 1965. Elżbieta, Andrew’s wife, is playing with their son in their flat. The boy is running around the room with a light bulb, which he is trying to break by hitting various objects with it. The woman is lying on her bed, talking on the phone and eating dinner at the kitchen table. Family walk, Andrzej and Grandpa Kazimierz (Andrzej’s father) are playing with Marek and picking mushrooms. Elegantly dressed Elżbieta takes off her fur coat and fools around with her son on the ground. 



keywords Poland, child, childhood, play, walk, family, family life, cat, mushrooms, telephone, light bulb