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King Size (1988)

Kingsajz (original title)
A comedy. The story follows a young scientist in the contemporary world, who actually came from the world of dwarves, thanks to a magic potion, held by the Big Eater, ruler of the dwarves. ... See full summary »

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Jacek Chmielnik ...
Olgierd Jedlina
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Nadszyszkownik Kilkujadek
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Ala
Grzegorz Herominski ...
Adas
Joachim Lamza ...
Zyl
Maciej Kozlowski ...
Was
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Kwintek
Leonard Pietraszak ...
Kramerko
Witold Pyrkosz ...
Bombalina
Liza Machulska ...
Ewa
Beata Tyszkiewicz ...
Lady
Wiktoria Padlewska ...
Young Lady
Leon Charewicz ...
Gil
Bronislaw Wroclawski ...
Pycio
Halina Machulska ...
Ewa's Mother
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A comedy. The story follows a young scientist in the contemporary world, who actually came from the world of dwarves, thanks to a magic potion, held by the Big Eater, ruler of the dwarves. The dwarf kingdom, Shuflandia, exists in a cellar of a library, and only the most obedient get the chance to grow to king size and inhabit the larger world. Once there, nobody wants to return to Shuflandia. Also, there are no women in Shuflandia. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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"Polo-Cockta", the drink central to the film's plot, was a seventies Polish State domestic "communist alternative" to Coca-Cola. In recent years, the product has been privately revived. See more »

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one of the freakiest but best movies I've seen
4 February 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I don't know what it is about Communism and its impact on Polish minds, but any art influenced by a hatred of it comes out awesome. Kingsajz (King Size) is another one of Machulski's satirical masterpieces. Though this movie is brilliant and slightly eerie without any background info, the insider jokes, mainly made at the expense of, you guessed it, the much hated Communist regime, will make you laugh. The movie takes absurd ideas, like soda that is actual a secret formula for un-shrinking, and little people living in a room stacked with old card catalogs, and puts them together into a philosophical movie with a very cliche yet disturbing ending.


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