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Top Dog (1978)
"Wodzirej" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  24 July 1978 (Poland)
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An ironic look at a climber who decides to do anything, including throwing mud at his best friend, to get a job he thinks will launch him into a better career.

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Jerzy Stuhr ...
Slawa Kwasniewska ...
Mela
Wiktor Sadecki ...
Czeslaw Lasota
Michal Tarkowski ...
Jana Svandová ...
Ula
Ewa Kolasinska ...
Iza Hawalka
Jerzy Kryszak ...
Ryszard 'Rysiek' Przybylski
Ryszard Kotys ...
Alfred Freudenheim ...
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Boguslaw Sobczuk ...
Dyrektor Wydzialu Kultury
Jerzy Wasiuczynski ...
Zielony
Bogdan Krzywicki ...
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Estradowiec
Patrycja Bukowska ...
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Marian Cebulski ...
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An ironic look at a climber who decides to do anything, including throwing mud at his best friend, to get a job he thinks will launch him into a better career. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Featured in Fejezetek a film történetéböl: A lengyel film (1990) See more »

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Erotico
Music by Jan Kanty Pawluskiewicz
Lyrics by Jonasz Kofta
Sung by Jerzy Kryszak
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Poland, deep communism. Movie shows an "entertaining" state owned company and the relations within it.
27 July 2001 | by (Katowice, Poland) – See all my reviews

Danielak wants to be in charge of a great New Years Eve event. It is a chance for him to stay "a famous" entertainer person. But, there are a few his coleagues who want exactly the same. Danielak will do everything to win. You have never seen such a drama befor.


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