In 1974, journalist Martha Wesołowska the “Policy” and photographer visited the Erasmus Ciolek Urszula Flis, young rolniczkę a household alone for 13 hectares. They were accompanied by Marcel Lozinski then with his crew. That’s how the press reportage “Report on the genes” and a documentary film, The Visit, the registrant subsequent stages of the work of journalist. After 23 years Lozinski decided to repeat the situation. —filmpolski
Marcel Łoziński was born in Paris, in the turbulent times of the Second World War in 1940. After the war, his family returned to Poland. After several years of working as sound editor in the Warsaw Documentary Film Studio, Marcel enrolled at the National Film School in Łódź in 1967. He finished his studies in 1971 (although he only received his degree several years later). In the same year, he made his debut film A Change/Zmiana and Seen from Underneath/Widziane z dołu, joining the ranks of the new generation of Polish directors, such as Tomasz Zygadło, Wojciech Wiszniewski, Paweł Kędzierski and Krzysztof Kieślowski.
As one of the most active and most loud documentarists of the generation, deeply unsatisfied with the situation of growing social paranoia caused by the deepening discrepancy between the reality they experienced and the “reality” that was propagated, he was logically followed by the regime’s watchdogs. His struggle with the censorship, which affected the presenting… read more