Big Animal

Duże zwierzę

  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 70'
  • Genre: DRAMA
  • Resolution: HD
  • Year: 2000

Mr. Zygmunt Sawicki is a respected citizen. One day he finds a camel in his yard and decides to keep the animal as a pet. The camel starts to arise many controversies. the authorities want to impose a special tax on Sawicki, other citizens hold protests in front of Zygmunt's house. The Sawicki family starts to feel more and more lonely and trapped with the camel. One day a letter is delivered to Sawicki's house. Zygmunt is summoned to a special session of the City Council, where the councillors want to judge Sawicki and his weird affection to the camel. The mayor gives him the last chance. If he agrees to give the camel away, the city will give funds to open a mini-zoo, in which the camel will be the main attraction. Sawicki leaves the session without saying a word.


  • Awards:
  • 2000 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Special Prize of the Jury; Award of Ecumenical Jury
  • 2000 Polish Film Festival Best Score for Abel Korzeniowski
  • 2000 Wiesbaden goEast – Golden Lily for Jerzy Stuhr

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