I am

Jestem, 2005, 95 min.

I Am (2005)

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Hollywood Eagle Award

Polish Film Festival, Gdynia ‘05
Best Cinematography for Arthur Reinhart, Best Score for Michael Nyman, Best Sound for Bartosz Putkiewicz 

Berlinale – IFF Berlin 2006
Special Mention by the International Jury of the 29th Kinderfilmfest/14plus – Best Feature Film

Eagle – Polish Film Award 2006
Best Cinematography for Arthur Reinhart

Cinekid Festival – Netherlands
Honorable Mention for Dorota Kedzierzewska 


Director Dorota Kedzierzawska
Screenplay Dorota Kedzierzawska
Cinematography Arthur Reinhart
Music Michael Nyman
Art Director Monika Konarzawska
Producer Arthur Reinhart, Maciej Karpinski, Andrzej Serdiukow
Kundel Piotr Jagielski
Kuleczka Agnieszka Nagorzycka
Kuleczka’s Mother Edyta Jungowska
Kuleczka’s Father Pawel Wilczak
Kuleczka’s Sister Basia Szkaluba
Chudy Marcin Sztabinski
I am is the story of a runaway from a children’s home, rejected by the mother he hoped to live with, and left alone in the world.

Mongrel does not complain, nor does he blame anyone for his misery. Yet he realizes that somewhere out there is a better world. This awareness gives him strength and hope, lets him dream, believe and just be. Fortunately, he does not dream about living a life of ease, but rather of living life to its fullest. He knows that his real, adult life has begun and he has to stand up to this test alone and defend his independence.

He finds his “home” on an old, deserted barge. He becomes friends with an affluent girl who lives nearby. For him, just as it is for her, this chance meeting not only brings affection, or maybe even love, but also a great, wonderful discovery – you need not be alone in the world. If you are lucky, you can find people who feel like you, and perceive the world as you do.