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A Man Thing (2001)
"Meska sprawa" (original title)

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13-year-old Bartek tries desperately to hide the fact that his father beats him. Lonely and with no support from his mother or his school, tyrannised by his soccer coach, the boy finds his only friend in an old dying stray dog.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bartosz Idczak ...
Bartek Idczak
Mariusz Jakus ...
Andrzej, coach
Marek Bielecki ...
Stefan, Bartek`s father
Katarzyna Bargielowska ...
Hanka, Bartek`s mother
Tomasz Rolinski ...
Platfus, Bartek`s brother
Andrzej Wichrowski ...
Chief of dog shelter
Grzegorz Król ...
Siwy
Mariusz Pilawski ...
Henryk, head master
Katarzyna Chmara ...
Teacher of religion
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13-year-old Bartek tries desperately to hide the fact that his father beats him. Lonely and with no support from his mother or his school, tyrannised by his soccer coach, the boy finds his only friend in an old dying stray dog.

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Is so true!
21 March 2002 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

Yes, so engaging, one can not see it without a struggle of heart. But there's something more, this short breaks one of happy end scenary schema. It's so true. Brings you pictures from real world,our world. Encourages you to look around. Can make you begin see more, understand more. Forces you to think some things over one more time.


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