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A Trip Down the River (1970)

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A stowaway on a cruise ship is mistaken for an entertainment director.

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KO Instructor
Jolanta Lothe ...
Young Girl
Wanda Stanislawska-Lothe ...
Mamoniowa
Jerzy Dobrowolski ...
Instructor's Friend
Andrzej Dobosz ...
Philosopher
Feridun Erol ...
Seaman
Jan Himilsbach ...
Sidorowski
Jerzy Karaszkiewicz ...
Angler
Zdzislaw Maklakiewicz ...
Engineer Mamon
Maciej Michalak ...
Passenger
Ryszard Pietruski ...
Captain
Wojciech Pokora ...
Passenger
Roman Suszko ...
Passenger
Waclaw Antczak ...
Commission Member (as W. Antczak)
Janusz Bezamson ...
Passenger
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A stowaway on a cruise ship is mistaken for an entertainment director.

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A Trip Down the River  »

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A cult movie - a kind of Polish Monty Python

This one is an absolute must. Full of absurd humour, it provides an excellent insight into Poland of the early 70s. The movie features a group of people gathered on a cruise ship - a picture of the society in a nutshell. Some lines have entered the common Polish language. Most probably, however, it is quite hermetic and barely understandable outside of Poland.


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