Goran the Camel Man

Running time: 17'22”

Production: PL 2016

Goran, or actually Ronald Charles Verdon, comes from Switzerland and for 27 years has been living a nomadic, vagrant life. Everything he owns is a distinctive wagon, which he travels by accompanied by his favourite animals: dogs, goats, and camels. The protagonist travels the Silk Road with grace and pride. Twice already has he managed to successfully travel the path leading through Mongolia, Iran, Turkey, Italy, and France. Marcin Lesisz presents a snippet of this incredible homo viator’s life in a fascinating way. We follow his adventures, encounters with people, and the difficulties of travel. The film’s undeniable strong point is its beautiful cinematography, which will stay long in the viewer’s memory.