Polish Wedding 23 years old

Sometimes the further you stray, the closer you are to home.

The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is having an affair with neighbour cop Russell and becomes pregnant by him. Russell is pressed hard to marry Hala.


Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell

Teenage Girl (uncredited)

Mili Avital
Mili Avital


Lena Olin
Lena Olin


All Cast

Name Character
Rade Šerbedžija He was 51, now 75 years old as Roman
Daniel Lapaine He was 27, now 51 years old as Ziggy
Gabriel Byrne He was 47, now 71 years old as Bolek
Lena Olin She was 42, now 66 years old as Jadzia
Claire Danes She was 18, now 42 years old as Hala
Mili Avital She was 25, now 49 years old as Sofie
Jeffrey Nordling He was 35, now 59 years old as Father Don
Adam Trese He was 29, now 52 years old as Russell Schuster
Kristen Bell She was 17, now 41 years old as Teenage Girl (uncredited)
Peter Carey He was 54, now 78 years old as Piotrus
Rachel Morrin as Ziggy & Sofie's Baby
Steven Petrarca as Witek
Brian Hoyt as Kaz
Christina Romana Lypeckyj as Kasia
Ryan Spahn He was 17, now 41 years old as Kid
Randall Godwin as Nosy Neighbor (as Randy Godwin)
Sheldon Alkon as Man in Church
Laurie V. Logan as Helga
Joseph Haynes He was 238, 69 years old when he died as Mr. Schuster
Judy Dery as Mrs. Schuster
Rick Thompson He was 45, now 68 years old as Heckler
Seamus McNally as Heckler #2
Robert Daniels He was 29, now 52 years old as Roman's Business Partner (uncredited)
Erin Frosty as Church Attendant (uncredited)
Jon Bradford as Sailor
Ramsey Krull as Kris
Rebecca Morrin as Ziggy & Sofie's Baby
Mitchell Mandeberg as Stanley Mislinski
Joanna Woodcock as Woman in Bakery
Cassidy Cirka as Hala's Baby
Keith Lenart as Street Vendor (uncredited)


Name Department
Richard S. Wright as Producer. He was 37 (now 61) years old Production
Nick Wechsler (film producer) as Executive Producer. He was 48 (now 71) years old Production
Sigurjón Sighvatsson as Executive Producer. He was 45 (now 69) years old Production
Ted Tannebaum as Executive Producer. Production
Julia Chasman as Producer. Production
Tom Rosenberg as Producer. He was 1 (now 21) years old Production
Gregory Goodman as Producer. He was 38 (now 62) years old Production
Geoff Stier as Producer. Production
Theresa Connelly as Director. Directing
Theresa Connelly as Writer. Writing
Polish Wedding poster
Polish Wedding (23 years)

Sometimes the further you stray, the closer you are to home.

  • Release day: Friday, January 16, 1998
  • Runtime: 105 minutes