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Blind Chance (1987)
"Przypadek" (original title)

 -  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:
Boguslaw Linda ...
Witek
Tadeusz Lomnicki ...
1. Werner
Zbigniew Zapasiewicz ...
1. Adam
Boguslawa Pawelec ...
1. Czuszka
Marzena Trybala ...
2. Werka
Jacek Borkowski ...
2. Marek
Jacek Sas-Uhrynowski ...
2. Daniel
Adam Ferency ...
2. priest
Monika Gozdzik ...
3. Olga
Zygmunt Hubner ...
3. dean
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: Every generation craves for light. It needs reassurance and faith... in a better, more just path.
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Very good movie
28 June 2009 | by (Lyngby, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is a very interesting movie. Whereas "Blue", "Red" and "White" were rather commercial, "Blind Chance" is much more interesting. This is due to the excellent plot where the same story is told three times. Like in a sort of time-travel we are allowed to see a person's life three times. What would have happened if he didn't make the train? This excellent idea is perfectly expressed in a Milan Kundera and Orwellian "1984" political description of Poland around 1978. The movie examines the human condition and whether it is fate, God, ourselves or chance that creates the world. It asks the ancient philosophical question: "Who is responsible?" A truly awesome and thoughtful work of art which is highly recommended to everyone who loves movies, and to those who would like to learn more about an important historical period in a very interesting place.


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