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The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug. Two friends begin a business venture of importing Italian scooters into Poland. With... See full summary »

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Robert Gonera ...
Adam Borecki
Jacek Borcuch ...
Stefan Kowalczyk
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Gerard Nowak
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Tadeusz Frei
Joanna Szurmiej ...
Basia
Agnieszka Warchulska ...
Jola
Joanna Kurowska ...
Pregnant Woman
Slawomira Lozinska ...
Adam's Mother
Krzysztof Gordon ...
Adam's Father
Przemyslaw Modliszewski ...
Young
Maria Robaszkiewicz ...
Basia's Mother
Edyta Bach ...
Joanna
Jakub Bach ...
Jurek
Ewa Kania ...
Bank Clerk
Katarzyna Trzcinska ...
Gerard's Wife
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The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug. Two friends begin a business venture of importing Italian scooters into Poland. With no collateral, they turn to a Russian acquaintance that offers money and support in the beginning and then inexplicably turns violent and vicious. Tension mounts as the two friends begin to understand what must be done. Based on a true story, The Debt is a terrifying tale of ordinary men pushed to their limit. Written by Anonymous

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Will make you think
25 September 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Two friends, Adam and Stefanek, land in a soup as they are looking for a business loan and Stefanek runs into an ex-neighbour of his, Gerard. He tells Gerard his business plan and Gerard offers to get a buyer.

However, the deal doesn't work. Yet, Gerard keeps harassing the two friends to recover his costs.

Realities dawn slowly, adding to the mild suspense of the film. The acting is top class as the two friends face unusual and unexpected situations and try to come out of them unharmed.

This is an atmospheric, cold movie. The least it would do is to make you think. What are the options? What are the alternatives?


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