Bread and Salt

Chleb i sól

Poland 2022
Polish, subtitles in English
100 min
Suitable for audiences aged 16 and above
Director: Damian Kocur
Screenplay: Damian Kocur
Cast: Tymoteusz Bies, Jacek Bies, Nadim Suleiman, Nikola Raczko, Dawid Piejko
Production: Jacek Bromski, Ewa Jastrzębska, Jerzy Kapuściński / Studio Munka
Print Source: IKH Pictures Promotion

Tymek, a pianist and a student of the Warsaw Academy of Music, returns to his hometown for a vacation. A provincial town, like many in Poland, is a place where time has stood still, especially now during hot holidays. Tymek's friends and his brother Jacek have stayed in the city, which is only a holiday stop for Tymek before he continues to Western Europe to study on a scholarship. Jacek is also a pianist, who, however, did not enter the Academy of Music and spends time with his friends in the estate.

The central meeting point for local youth is the newly opened kebab bar. Local youth live well together with foreigners, but there are some minor exceptions. Over time, the conflict between a group of employees and the boys from the estate worsens. Fear and a sense of threat begin to develop in intimidated foreigners.

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