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Gross
Agnieszka Jaskólka ...
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Wencel
Zbigniew Bielski ...
Kaniewski
Tomasz Dedek ...
Wawro
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Dziadek
Marek Frackowiak ...
Kazek
Tadeusz Szymków ...
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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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Goofs

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 good movie about corruption - you do not have to be polish to understand it
8 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Don't be put of by the daft you have to be polish to understand this movie schitck written by the other posters, it's a movie about corruption, plain and simple, and a very good one too. Also don't be put off by the barmy contention that the polish doesn't translate, there are some lines which are pretty good if you do understand polish but none of them drive the plot, certainly not the best one between Linda and a prostitute.

It's a film that explores the idea of "what next, then..." for the situation after the collapse of communism. Nothing particularly polish about that and there are movies from other ex communist countries that go over similar ground.

It should be shown in more countries because it's good. If you really must see a polish movie about polish stuff that only polish people could get their heads around, then rent yourself Pan Tadeusz.


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