Kęszyccy Family Archive

collection Kęszyccy Family Archive
authors Marcin Kęszycki
starring Piotr Hałas; Janusz Jeziółkowski
length 04'17
location Marcin Kęszycki
year 1966-1967
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0036 017
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

The author of the film is Marcin Kęszycki, who as a teenager documented family and social life with a Newa 2 camera. 

Crime fiction film “Parcel from Singapore” recorded for fun in 1966 or 1967 on the streets of Poznań and in the flat on Kozia Street where Marcin’s classmate Janusz Jeziółkowski lived. The actors in the film were Janusz and another classmate, Piotr Hałas. 

The main character of the film, with a briefcase in hand, gets off the train, runs up the stairs and leaves the station. After walking a few streets, he ends up in the office of the head of the Security Service, with whom he talks and smokes cigarettes. Text board: “Hide this package in your safe, as Monaco intelligence is interested in it”. As expected, an agent has taken an interest in the package and tries to steal it. The protagonist catches the enemy agent and overpowers him. A scramble arises between the agents on the roof, resulting in the foreign intelligence representative falling off the building. Shots of the roofs of the surrounding tenement houses.  



keywords Poland, Poznań, fiction film, crime fiction, fun, teenagers, Security Service, train, parcel, package, briefcase, roof, tenement houses, shooting