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 »
The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse... See full summary »
Kazimierz Pawlak, Wladyslaw Kargul and their granddaughter Ania are coming to America, to meet Kazimierz's brother John. When they come, they hear that John is dead. Advocate tells him ... See full summary »
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Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by ... See full summary »
Jurek Kiler (see the prequel to this movie, "Kiler") has become a VIP - sponsoring the Polish government, playing tennis with the President, and stuff. He must oversee a transfer of a ... See full summary »
Franz Maurer, a compromised cop, former officer of the criminal department of the Warsaw's police, is released from prison where he was doing time for his brutality and murders. He is ... See full summary »
After several years of serving his sentence, Cuma - a notorious art thief is released from prison due to his poor health. It was all arranged by dealer Gruby who plans a heist of the famous... See full summary »
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
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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 »
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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