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Can't find words to describe this movie...'absolute rubbish' would be close but still too mild. The director of 'Kroll' and 'Psy', two best Polish action dramas, has recently been in continuous decline, but I've never expected him to reach the level of Ed Wood.
First of all we have Miroslaw Baka as a tough and cruel gangster....come on, why not going further, why not giving the role to Leslie Nielsen.
Then throughout the movie we have 'very deep' and 'thought-provoking' meditations on relationship and love....soap operas must have been Pasikowski's main inspiration at that time ("Do you really love me?", "How can you demand somebody's love" "Will you leave me", "Oh sorry, I love you").
Next to it we've got chaos. Chaotic dialogue, chaotic scenes, chaotic style of direction, chaotic sound...
And finally my favourite bit. Bad, unfaithfull and really skinny women are almost unavoidable feature of Pasikowski's films. But the lady in 'Reich' beats them all. Every time she was standing I felt she was going to fall. Where did he find her...in a documentary about women suffering from anorexia...now I know why I almost didn't hear a single word she was speaking...the poor thing was too weak to say anything more or less clearly not to mention just trying decent acting...
2/10 the music was really good
And by the way...how is it that in Polish movies every model is a fiancee of a gangster, drug dealer or smuggler.
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