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Teddy Bear (1981)
"Mis" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  4 May 1981 (Poland)
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The main character is the manager of a sport club, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanislaw Tym ...
Ryszard Ochódzki / Stanislaw Paluch
Barbara Burska ...
Irena Ochódzka
Christine Paul-Podlasky ...
Aleksandra Kozel (as Christine Paul)
Krzysztof Kowalewski ...
Jan Hochwander
Bronislaw Pawlik ...
'Tecza' Worker
Ewa Bem ...
Singer
Zofia Czerwinska ...
Candidate for Irena Ochódzka
Cezary Julski ...
Bald-headed Woman Husband
Marian Lacz ...
Gasman
Stanislaw Mikulski ...
Capt. Lech Rys aka 'Uncle Dobra Rada'
Wlodzimierz Nowak ...
Poet
Wojciech Pokora ...
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Eugeniusz Priwieziencew ...
Militiaman
Eugeniusz Robaczewski ...
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Hanna Skarzanka ...
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The main character is the manager of a sport club, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a tournament - somebody has torn out a few pages from his passport. It occurs to him that perhaps his ex-wife has done so to get her hands on their joint account in a London bank. Therefore, he has to get to London as soon as possible in order to transfer the money to a different bank. The solution is a movie, made by his friend. The script requires a double role, thus the search for a character is announced. The double has to apply for the passport, and that is solved through a girlfriend who agrees to play dope's new fiancée. At the engagement party he is slipped a drug, and Teddy Bear runs off to the airport with the false passport. On the plane, however, he meets his ex-wife... Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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it's not just a comedy...
26 December 2003 | by (Edmonton) – See all my reviews

If you lived in Poland during the 80's you will fully enjoy this movie. Every minute of it is making fun of the absurdity of life in those days. Although the scenes used in the movie might seem ridiculous, they are in fact taken straight from life, which makes them even more hilarious. The plot is a vehicle used to display the surroundings. The fact that this movie actually made it through the censorship shows, that although Poland was still in the Soviet block, it already had some degree of freedom of speech and expression in the early 80's right before the marshal law was declared. It's the best comedy I have ever seen and probably ever will see. It's a classic and a must see!


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