Kęszyccy Family Archive

collection Kęszyccy Family Archive
authors Marcin Kęszycki
starring Paweł Domagała; Wojciech Kęszycki
length 03'12
location Poland
year 1964
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0036 018
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. 

A parody of a morning at the family home filmed during the winter holidays in December 1964 in the Kęszycki flat in Poznań. Marcin’s brother Wojtek, together with his friend Paweł Domagała, act out scenes in their room and bathroom in front of the camera. The boys get up from their beds and pretend to be adults getting ready for work, one of them has a wig with braids on his head and freckles drawn on his face.



keywords Poland, Poznań, parody, children, play, disguise, winter holidays, home, family, family life