A single film shot and a single event that shakes up the everyday routine of people sharing the same backyard. Everyone is in a hurry, but an unconscious man is lying on the pavement – and he is the eponymous ‘problem’. A short gripping fiction film revealing the director’s documentary experience and realistic angle.

  • Genre: Live action
  • Country: Poland
  • Running time: 15
  • Year: 2020
  • Color: colour

Director: Tomasz Wolski

Script: Katarzyna Tybinka

DOP: Wojciech Staroń

Editing: Tomasz Wolski

Sound: Tomasz Wolski, Marcin Lenarczyk, Zofia Moruś

Production company: KIJORA / Anna Gawlita

About the director:

Tomasz Wolski

Tomasz Wolski

Tomasz Wolski – a member of Guild of Polish Documentary Directors, Polish Film Academy and European Film Academy. Director of short film “Daughter” (Grand Prix at Angers Premiers Plan) & director, editor, cameramen of 13 documentaries awarded at many international festivals incl. Los Angeles Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, Punto de Vista, Nancy – Aye Aye Film Festival, Evora – FIKE, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Camerimage & Kraków Film Festival.

At festivals:

60th Krakow Film Festival, 2020, Poland, 2020 (competition)

18th Neisse Film Festival, Germany, 2021 (competition)

Short Focus Film Festival – Frame Light, 2021, United Kingdom, 2021 (Gold Frame)

Shorts That Are Not Pants 2021, Canada, 2021 (Best Narrative Short)

Festival L'Europe Autour de l'Europe, France, 2022 (competition)

Friss Hus - Budapest International Short Film Festival 2023, Hungary, 2023 (screening)