Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

“Dad” from today on HBO Max. What is the Polish film about?

As a result of a series of unfortunate events, Michał, a truck driver, is forced to take his daughter and her friend on a journey that will irrevocably change their lives. “Dad” starring Eryk Lubos can now be watched on HBO Max.

Michał is a truck driver and a single father raising his daughter Miśka. Long hours behind the wheel, loneliness and constant life on the road are everyday life for him. The most important thing is to deliver the goods on time. When he is on tour, his daughter is taken care of by his Ukrainian neighbor. Her granddaughter Lena and Miśka are inseparable. When the Ukrainian nanny suddenly dies, Michał takes the girls with him. Roadside parking lots, life on the road, and finally meeting Lenka’s family in Ukraine are an important lesson in sisterhood for the girls.

For Michał, the forced journey is a time of growing up to be a father. Thanks to her, maybe he will finally stop running from his demons and discover what is really most important in his life.

The film starred: Eryk Lubos, Polina Gromova, Klaudia Kurak, Sergei Solovyov, Yeheniia Muts. The director and co-author of the script is Anna Maliszewska. The film is her feature-length feature debut.

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