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Szamanka (1996)

 -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  10 May 1996 (Poland)
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Classmates called her "Italian" ... She is extremely beautiful and radiates a certain primitive, dangerous sexuality ... which is run by wild animal instincts: the girl is unpredictable, ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Boguslaw Linda ...
Iwona Petry ...
Wloszka (as Iwona Petri)
Piotr Machalica ...
Anna's father
Pawel Burczyk ...
Marcin - Wloszka's collegue
Stanislaw Jaskulka ...
Lecturer of AGH (Minig and Metallurgical Engeneering Academy) / Man in train
Joanna Benda ...
Michal's collaborator
Grzegorz Emanuel ...
Michal's collaborator
Grzegorz Lukawski ...
Michal's friend
Artur Krajewski ...
Michal's brother's lover
Piotr Zelt ...
Michal's friend
Sebastian Konrad ...
Michal's friend
Tomasz Piernasz-Strus ...
Wloszka's father company employee
Witold Zaboklicki ...
Guest at party / Policeman in Mieszkowice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pawel Delag ...
Jolanta Grusznic


Classmates called her "Italian" ... She is extremely beautiful and radiates a certain primitive, dangerous sexuality ... which is run by wild animal instincts: the girl is unpredictable, swift and mad. "The Italian" may violently, just like Szamanka, make love with a stranger and quietly steal whatever she liked. She exudes a powerful passion, a passion that knows no barriers, but passion fatal ... Once "The Italian" will meet a man who will give all her unbridled love ... and death together with it ... Written by lament

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10 May 1996 (Poland)  »

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She-Shaman  »

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Certain scenes in the movie were so disturbing or humiliating for the leading actress that Iwona Petry disappeared from public life and quit acting just after her debut. In contrast, most of the supporting actors were very active on TV in the 2000s. See more »


Referenced in Chernobyl of Love (2012) See more »

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Erotic, Occult, Sad, Weird, And Unforgettable
19 January 2004 | by (Seoul, South Korea) – See all my reviews

This is the Most Peculiar movie I've seen. The characters are very psychopathic. Rather they make me mad.

She(her names never appear)behaves intensely instinctively all the time.

And there is numerous explicit Sex scenes. If it release in USA, maybe rated NC-17. Above all, the zealous acting moved me.

Though this is a difficult film, I really love this.

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