One building, many young, „unique” people. They are sending strange rituals away in dimly lit corridors of one stately istitution. They are waiting for their five minutes. These five minutes can change their lives. Who are they and what are they doing here?
One Billion Happy People
Early 90’s, post-communist rural Poland. Four village hicks with Casio-tunes knock out tacky Euro-disco songs about spotted pants & the like. Their fans smile, dance, get drunk... and buy their records: 16 million of them. ‘Bayer Full’ eventually becomes the most successful Polish artists ever. 2010, Shanghai. Krzysztof Darewicz, Polish maverick journalist phones Slawek Swierzynski, a farmer and the leader of the long forgotten band. Darewicz has a plan: “You will perform concerts in China, and you will record a new album - in Chinese! ...simple?” Swierzynski is laughing, Darewicz is not. Even Chopin would have been worried...