Zdzisław Misiak, known as Dzidek, the retired king of amusement parks, lives with his 7-year-old grandson Hugo Huang in one of the left over barracks on the site of a once prospering business. The growing bond and relationship between them is valued above all, and the memory of Hugo's mother who passed away to soon, leaving a scar in their hearts. A bittersweet story that will stay with you for a long time. Will you join Hugo on his carousel of life? (Warsaw International Film Festival)

Director's Biography
Wojciech Klimala
Polish director, screenwriter, editor and producer born in 1984. He earned his degree in directing from the Czech film school Filmová Akademie Miroslava Ondříčka v Písku in 2011, then graduated from the DOK PRO programme at the Wajda Film School. For the past two years he has been associated with Warner Music Polska, where he works on music and promotional videos. “Hugo” (2017) is his first documentary feature film.

Film Selection: The Signs (2017, doc) — Hugo (2017, doc) — Elizabeth (2017, short) — Haymakers (2017) — The River (2016, short doc), — Cinematic Piano (2016, short doc) — Entropy (2014, short) — For a good beginning (2012, short) — Brothers (2012, short) — Occupation Tourist (2012, short doc)
Competition Documentary 2018
Wojciech Klimala
Poland 2017
78 minutes
Polish / Spanish
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Mateusz Wajda, Wojciech Klimala
Cinematography Mateusz Wajda
Editing Bartosz Pietras, Marcin Sucharski
Sound/Sounddesign Marcin Kasiński, Kacper Habisiak
Music Tomasz Opałka
With Zdzisław Misiak, Hugo Huang
Producer(s) Mateusz Wajda
Film Bunch
Austrian Premiere
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Warsaw Film Festival 2017

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere