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Pigs (1992)
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In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Boguslaw Linda ...
Marek Kondrat ...
Olo
Cezary Pazura ...
Janusz Gajos ...
Gross
Agnieszka Jaskólka ...
Angela
Zbigniew Zapasiewicz ...
Wencel
Zbigniew Bielski ...
Kaniewski
Tomasz Dedek ...
Wawro
Ryszard Fischbach ...
Dziadek
Marek Frackowiak ...
Kazek
Tadeusz Szymków ...
Jerzyk
Jerzy Bonczak ...
Chemik
Maciej Kozlowski ...
Baranski
Andrzej Musial ...
Ochocki
Wojciech Magnuski ...
Jaworski
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In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police fighting against drug dealers. But Franz would soon find that some of his friends are on the other side. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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20 November 1992 (Poland)  »

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In the scene on the waste dump, Olo Zwirski points a gun towards 'Nowy'. When seen from Nowy's perspective, Olo holds his gun with one hand, and when seen from the side, he holds his gun with both hands. See more »

Quotes

Franz Maurer: You fuck...
Olo: No, I swear, I'm telling the truth, Franz.
Franz Maurer: You fuck my woman.
Olo: Why?
Franz Maurer: In the name of rules, motherfucker.
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Too brutal but then too real
24 July 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Many people who watched it paid attention only to the blown heads and dead bodies, but this is just the surface of this underrated and very smart film. What is below the cover remains the most important - that terrible transitional period of Poland from Communism to Capitalism was very traumatic for many people. Maybe, because we in Russia witnessed the same tragedy of transition, that is why this film appeals so much to my compatriots. The tragedy of honest policemen is what here is the main theme. They cannot so easily change with the hard times, they are constantly booed and hunted upon, being charged with the idiotic claim that they were the Communist times workers. But the, everybody was! To see the final scene when the hero of Boguslaw Linda is fired from the police on the silly pretext that he was sympathetic with the Soviet regime is so painful. And who are those judges who fired him? Didn't they serve the Soviets too? Watch it again, think harder and you will see the deep inner sense of this film - change is always hard...


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