In 1951 the Kieślowski family temporarily settles in Sokołowsko. Krzysztof attends the local primary school. His father struggles with tuberculosis and cannot work. They live on 23 Główna St. opposite the Zdrowie Cinema. Krzysztof attends school in the nearby town of Mieroszów (6 km from Sokołowsko), his mother is in charge of the social department in the Sokołowsko sanatorium complex, his father working part-time.