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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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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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A look at Polish fascination with 'made in the USA' action movies.
10 November 2003 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

A bleak and graphic action film with some insights into the confusing time of early transition from communism to capitalism in Poland. The director employs an array of wise cracking macho man wilding their guns, thus paying tribute to the 80's American action stars. It's an entertaining, if rather pointless, movie about seasoned cops with communist background trying to make it in the new reality that doesn't seem to be all that different from the past. The central theme pits a young idealistic cop (Cezary Pazura) against an older one (Boguslaw Linda) who breaks all the rules and has a habit of shooting people Rambo style rather than taking them into custody. Eventually they end up friends, but not before spilling hectoliters of blood and exploding some heads. "Psy" was an extremely popular flick in Poland since at the time it came out many people identified with the theme of trying to part with the past and finding oneself in the new world driven by money. Verdict: don't waste your time.


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