This short film presents the story of Radek Kwietniewski, a young man who had strength to overcome all obstacles on his way.
In 2002 he was hit by the car. After that terrible accident, he spent three months in a coma and 1,5 year in a hospital. The doctors claimed that he would never return to a normal life.
His parents did not accept this, they learned Radek everything from the start.
With persistence and people’s help Radek graduated from High SchoolandSecondary School but unfortunately he is unable to work.
Three years ago he has begun to train armwrestling in Titan Club in Jaworzno. Through that action he has become a role model for the community. As a disabled athlete he maintains contact with the local schools and institutions. His goal is to help the local community and to prevent the social exclusion of families of the unemployed miners after closing the largest workplace here in Mysłowice.
This film is made for the contest “Radical Democracy Challenge” by the 15 year old students of the Sports School in Mysłowice with the help of their teachers.
At the beginning and at the end of the film there is a fragment of Dzem's song "By the cradle".
Two photos that appear at the end of the film are take from: