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Przypadek (1987)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 January 1987 (Poland)
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Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
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Complete credited cast:
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Witek Dlugosz
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1. Werner
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1. Adam
Boguslawa Pawelec ...
1. Czuszka
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2. Werka
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2. Marek
Jacek Sas-Uhrynowski ...
2. Daniel
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ksiadz Stefan
Monika Gozdzik ...
3. Olga
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Dziekan
Irena Byrska ...
3. Ciotka
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Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Although the movie was made in 1981, it had its premiere in 1987. The delay was because of state-imposed censorship due to the film's political content. See more »

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1. Werner: Early in life it is a joy. because the light seems so near, so reachable. Finally, it brings bitterness. We can see how it has receded. I have been through much these forty years. I see that the light has receded. But I should not discourage you. You can be sure of one thing. Without that bitterness, that hope... life would be lamentable.
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My Kieslowski Favorite
18 September 1999 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

When seeing this movie I had 3 disadvantages: I am not Polish so I could not completeley identify with the scenario. I do not speak Polish and I lost a lot on the poor english translation that is not even my native language. Lastly, it was very late in the night and I was exhausted.

Yet, this is probably one of my all time favorite movies eventhough I am not a loyal Kieslowski fan. The subject of the movie is what makes the whole difference. A very interesting issue about life that I am sure is bothering a lot of people in the world. Very human plot with a lot of symbolic scenes. Do not expect to fully grasp the idea by watching it only once. And absolutely do no refrain from watching this movie at all, if you are a serious movie watcher. I give it a very enthusiastic 10.


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