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The Hexer (2001)

Wiedzmin (original title)
The adventures of Geralt of Rivia, commonly known as the Witcher.

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Wojciech Duryasz ...
Stary wiedzmin
Waldemar Kownacki ...
Maciej Lagodzinski ...
Maciej Kozlowski ...
Lech Lotocki ...
Kaplan Jarrow
Andrzej Szenajch ...
Druid
Jaroslaw Nowikowski ...
Gascaden
Arkadiusz Janiczek ...
Clovis
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Ewa Wisniewska ...
Andrzej Musial ...
Haxo
Jerzy Schejbal ...
Aleksander Bednarz ...
Dariusz Jakubowski ...
Jez
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The adventures of Geralt of Rivia, commonly known as the Witcher.

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9 November 2001 (Poland)  »

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PLN 18,820,000 (estimated)
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Geralt: Was there any other girl, similiar to her?
[pointing at a blonde girl]
Captive Child: There was one, they kept her separately. And her face was covered.
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Sadly - we've got what we expected
18 March 2002 | by (Wroclaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

All Sapkowski fans in Poland waited loong time to see what was suppose to be "an epic tale". We've had it. Right there... I should say - as my friend had/ "I've seen a movie. Was called Wiedzmin. Period. End".

Great story from one of the best contemporary fantasy writers was killed by script writter, director and most of all - by costume designer. Who would think that Elves would wear rags and look like pueblo dwellers from seventieth century? Disaster - that's a word. Pathetic was trying to compare this pulp to LOTR - as producers of film tried to. Not a single word more. Anyone! Avoid it - read the books for Pete's sake. It is available in polish, german and few more languages. It was not, as far as I know, translated to English.


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