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25 August 2000 (Poland) See more »
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Left behind by a circus, a camel wanders to the house of a simple middle-aged couple. Although the wife... See more » | Add synopsis »
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4 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Jerzy Stuhr ... Zygmunt Sawicki
Anna Dymna ... Marysia Sawicka
Dominika Bednarczyk ... Bank Clerk
Blazej Wójcik ... Bank Clerk
Andrzej Franczyk ... Bank Manager
Feliks Szajnert ... Drunkard
Zbigniew Kaleta ... Photographer
Andrzej Kozak
Radoslaw Krzyzowski ... Advertising Agent
Stanislaw Banas ... Fire Chief
Piotr Dabrowski ... Fireman I
Zbigniew Rola ... Fireman II
Ewa Worytkiewicz ... Councilwoman I
Malgorzata Zabkowska ... Councilwoman II
Beata Schimscheiner ... Councilwoman III
Tomasz Schimscheiner ... Builder
Zbigniew Kosowski ... Stefaniak
Krzysztof Gluchowski ... Mayor
Katarzyna Mrózek ... Little Girl
Leszek Swigon ... Posterunkowy I
Tomasz Karolak ... Posterunkowy II
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jan Cielecki
Patrycja Durska
Krzysztof Gadacz
Dorota Godzic
Krzysztof Górecki
Ryszard Jasinski
Andrzej Konopka
Tadeusz Lomnicki
Ryszard Lukowski
Tomasz Medzik
Krzysztof Najbor
Krzysztof Stawowy
Dawid Zawadzki
Dorota Zieciowska ... Woman
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Directed by
Jerzy Stuhr 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Krzysztof Kieslowski 
Kazimierz Orlos  story "Wielblad"

Produced by
Janusz Morgenstern .... producer
Slawomir Rogowski .... producer
 
Original Music by
Abel Korzeniowski 
 
Cinematography by
Pawel Edelman 
 
Film Editing by
Elzbieta Kurkowska 
 
Production Design by
Monika Sajko  (as Monika Sajko-Gradowska)
 
Set Decoration by
Monika Sajko 
 
Costume Design by
Elzbieta Radke 
 
Production Management
Jolanta Jarzecka-Sawka .... unit production manager
Jan Kaczmarski .... production manager
Adam Santura .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sylwia Czaplewska .... assistant director
Maciej Swierzawski .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nikodem Wolk-Laniewski .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bartosz Blaschke .... electrician
Pawel Chiczewski .... electrician
Cezary Lisowski .... gaffer
Wojciech Szepel .... camera operator
 

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Also Known As:
"Duze zwierze" - Poland (original title)
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73 min
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1 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Nice movie, but not much more, 21 August 2000
Author: Lukasz Gwozdz (gwozdz@man.poznan.pl) from Poznan, Poland

A good movie, but not an outstanding one. I will not tell anything about the plot; once you know more or less what this film is about, you can basically determine what is going to happen and there is nothing in this movie that could surprise you. I'm not saying this is bad, since this movie was not meant to surprise by sudden action twists. What is really remarkable about this movie is the atmosphere of a small town, which is portrayed perfectly, good acting by both main characters and moments when you literally cannot stop laughing. For example, the group of people protesting in front of main character's house... but there are many others.

What I have to say against this movie is that basically it doesn't say anything new about intolerance. I expected something more than some well-known truths and behaviors and few (then again, maybe not so few) admittedly good laughs. If you like Jerzy Stuhr this is definitely worth watching for his acting alone, but if you don't... well, decide for yourself. For me - 7/10.

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