The main protagonist of the film, Piotr, is a former member of Warsaw mafia, who after being released from prison, decides to try and change himself for the better. We watch the protagonist, who takes his first steps into normal society, struggling with his weaknesses but at the same time glorifying his gangster past.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Country: Polska
  • Running time: 52
  • Year: 2016
  • Color: kolorowy

Director: Marcin Kopeć

Script: Marcin Kopeć

DOP: Filip Drożdż

Music: Łukasz Mrozik

Editing: Daniel Gąsiorowski

Sound: Dariusz Wancerz

Production company: SHIPsBOY Joanna Szymańska, Dawid Janicki


About the director:

Marcin Kopeć

Marcin Kopeć

Born in 1978 in Gdynia. He earned his degree in Philosophy from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gdansk and completed the DOK PRO documentary programme at the Wajda School. He has also participated in a number of theatre and screen writing workshops and completed Scratch DJ Academy in New York. In 2013 he completed a documentary study, 6 filmów o miłości. Walking Spark is his festival debut.

At festivals:

56th Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 2016 (competition)

Golden Apricot Yerevan IFF, Armenia, 2017 (competition)

Lakeside Doc Festival, India, 2018 (competition)

European Film Festival, Trinidad and Tobago, 2018 (screening)