In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.
Set in military barracks in a small town during World War I. The soldiers herded in the barracks are 'politically suspect' mix of characters from all over of the Austro-Hungarian Empire: ... 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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Modest editor, has shipped his wife and kids for the weekend, and is trying to relax in his house at the outskirts of Warsaw. His quiet evening is only disturbed by the accidental forecast ... 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 »
I love this serial! And though I in general do not watch the series at all, this film is a remarkable exception of a great quality. Marek Kondrat is here like a Michele Placido in La Piovra - he is an honest, brave and desperado policeman who fights against the mafia. In the first season, his main enemy is a Russian mafioso Iwanow, who is not a bloody killer. No, he looks like a very intelligent and well-read man, who anyway is a merciless murderer and a drug dealer. What makes this film so good is the chilling truth - almost everyone who tries to help Marek is killed by the mafia or by corrupt police, the main hero is risking the lives of his wife and daughter, he is mocked at and ridiculed. And at the end of the first season we see him being terribly humiliated at the press conference where he tries to prove that some certain political figures are corrupt, too. You feel Marek's indignation and his utmost pain when he sees that all he has done is ruined, that all his allies are dead and he is looked at like a silly clown. The tile song Twoje Miasto (Your City) is a marvelous combination of a powerful rock and stunning rap. I do recommend this serial for all who like honest police films.
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