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Director:
Writers:
Krzysztof Krauze (writer)
Jerzy Morawski (writer)
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Release Date:
19 November 1999 (Poland) See more »
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Plot:
The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
9 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
This may be the best picture of 1999. See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Robert Gonera ... Adam Borecki
Jacek Borcuch ... Stefan Kowalczyk

Andrzej Chyra ... Gerard Nowak

Cezary Kosinski ... 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
Izabela Kuna ... Matczak's Wife

Slawomir Józwik ... Matczak
Maciej Szary ... Department Director
Katarzyna Tatarak ... Police Officer
Aleksander Mikolajczak ... Police Detective
Maciej Karpinski ... Restaurant Owner
Jerzy Gudejko ... Doctor
Jowita Miondlikowska ... Laundry Girl
Aleksandra Niespielak ... Tadeusz's Girlfriend
Józef Mika ... Stefan's Boss
Andrzej Andrzejewski
Jaroslaw Budnik ... Policeman
Roman Bugaj ... Thug
Marzena Chmielewicz
Tomasz Gesikowski ... Policeman

Henryk Golebiewski ... Builder
Marcin Jamkowski
Dawid Kaszlikowski ... Stefan's Friend
Pawel Kleszcz
Mariusz Liedel ... Thug
Edyta Lukaszewicz-Lisowska
Wojciech Nieradzki ... Police Officer
Tomasz Nowosielski
Malgorzata Prazmowska ... Elderly Lady (as Malgorzata Prazmowska-Jakubiec)
Jerzy Próchnicki ... Tadeusz's Client
Malgorzata Rozniatowska ... Nurse
Patrycja Sewerynska
Jakub Snochowski ... Waiter
Robert Wabich ... Builder
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joanna Borer ... Waitress (uncredited)
Maria Maj ... Woman on the Phone (uncredited)
Marta Wisniewska ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Krzysztof Krauze 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Krzysztof Krauze  writer
Jerzy Morawski  writer

Produced by
Juliusz Machulski .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michal Urbaniak 
 
Cinematography by
Bartosz Prokopowicz 
 
Film Editing by
Krzysztof Szpetmanski 
 
Production Design by
Magdalena Dipont 
 
Set Decoration by
Magdalena Dipont 
 
Costume Design by
Elzbieta Radke 
 
Production Management
Tadeusz Drewno .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Wieslaw Znyk .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeremiasz Prokopowicz .... assistant camera
 

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Also Known As:
"Dlug" - Poland (original title)
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106 min
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
This may be the best picture of 1999., 26 September 2005
Author: ogqozo from Poland

This one is actually shocking. It's based on a true story, but it's directed as well as Hitchcock would do it - the first scene makes you tense and the whole movie keeps you like this. You don't stop thinking "why it has ended like this (after the first scene there's a retrospective)? what has happened?". The director Krzysztof Krauze plays with you decently, because you make your own vision of what will happen and after awhile you see you were not right. But "Dlug" is not only thrilling. It has a lot to think about. Some say that there are a few illogical things in the scenario, but anyway it seems realistic. There is no happy end, and there is no good character in whole picture. Everyone makes tragic go even more tragic. As good as it gets, actors make great creations, especially Andrzej Chyra as the "terrorist" (I live in Poland and believe me that's actually how illegal borrowing does finish).

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