A shocking mystery-thriller. Henryk Grynberg, a Polish Jew now living in the United States, returns to Poland to find out who murdered his father during World War II. Unbelievable confrontations are documented, as villagers deny guilt and implicate one another. Digging through layers of memory and through the Polish soil itself, Henryk's dramatic discovery becomes a revelation for the entire village. A complex, disturbing and deeply moving film.
Pawel Lozinski was born on December 4th, 1965 in Warsaw. He is a student of the 4th course of Directory Department at Film School in Lodz.
In 1991, he was awarded as the "Young Director of the Year" for THE VOYAGE.
In 1992, BIRTHPLACE was awarded the Prize TVP (Polish Television) and Don Quijote by the Polish Federation of Film Societies.