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Release Date:
7 June 2002 (Poland) See more »
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Tagline:
To be, kurwa, or not to be ("To be, for fuck sake, or not to be")
Plot:
It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
5 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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Brief look See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Marek Kondrat ... Adas
Janina Traczykówna ... Matka
Andrzej Grabowski ... Sasiad
Michal Koterski ... Syn Sylwus
Joanna Sienkiewicz ... Byla zona
Monika Donner-Trelinska ... Ela
Aleksander Bednarz ... Sasiad z dolu
Zbigniew Buczkowski ... Dozorca koszacy trawnik
Dorota Chotecka ... Wlascicielka psa w pociagu
Maria Ciunelis ... Wariatka w pociagu
Krystyna Czubówna ... Spikerka
Bozena Dykiel ... Wlascicielka psa
Piotr Fronczewski ... Lekarz w TV
Anna Gornostaj ... Klientka w kiosku
Joanna Jedrejek ... Dziewczyna reklamujaca 'wyciag z fiuta'
Jan Jurewicz ... Polityk
Joanna Kurowska ... Kobieta wychodzaca z supermarketu
Piotr Machalica ... Psychoanalityk
Andrzej Mastalerz ... Wariat w pociagu
Zofia Merle ... Wlascicielka psa w windzie
Cezary Pazura ... Facet na ulicy
Anna Powierza ... Uczennica Adasia
Anna Przybylska ... Policjantka
Jacek Rózanski ... Grajek pod oknem
Tomasz Sapryk ... Polityk
Krystyna Tkacz ... Klientka w kiosku
Maciej Tomaszewski ... Lekarz
Marcin Tronski ... Polityk
Anna Wojton ... Wlascicielka psa-inwalidy
Ewa Zietek ... Urolog
Cezary Zak ... Dentysta
Leszek Abrahamowicz ... Sluchajacy polityków
Katarzyna Ankudowicz ... 'Kura' w pociagu
Violetta Arlak ... Matka w pociagu
Piotr Bala ... Pilkarz
Malgorzata Bereza ... Córka policjantki
Andrzej Beja-Zaborski ... Polityk rozdzierajacy flage (as Andrzej Beya-Zaborski)
Waldemar Czyszak
Malgorzata Fijalkowska ... Punkówa na plazy

Henryk Golebiewski ... Robotnik kolejowy w pociagu
Piotr Grabowski
Janusz Hamerszmit ... Przechodzien
Slawomir Holland ... Robotnik kolejowy w pociagu
Elzbieta Jarosik ... Zakonnica w pociagu
Monika Jarosinska ... Dziewczyna w reklamie (credit only)
Marcin Klepacki ... Chlopak reklamujacy 'wyciag z fiuta'
Violetta Kolakowska ... Dziewczyna reklamujaca 'antyprykator'
Wojciech Kowman
Ireneusz Koziol
Ireneusz Machnicki ... Posel
Wojciech Mecwaldowski ... Pilkarz
Anna Muszynska
Ilona Ostrowska ... 'Kura' w pociagu (as Iwona Ostrowska)
Jacek Piotrowski ... Posel
Barbara Poznanski
Eliza Ryciak ... Dziewczyna reklamujaca sztuczne czlonki
Zdzislaw Rychter ... Robotnik pod oknem
Boguslaw Sar
Katarzyna Skrzypek ... Dziewczyna w reklamie przeciwlupiezowej
Tomasz Sobczak ... Pilkarz
Patrycja Soliman ... Dziewczyna reklamujaca 'Szkorbudent Total'
Cezary Studniak ... Hipis na plazy
Magdalena Wojnarowska ... Dziewczyna na plazy (as Magda Szczerbowska)
Malgorzata Scislowicz ... Pielegniarka
Karolina Trebacz ... Dziewczyna na plazy
Malgorzata Werner ... Dziewczyna w reklamie
Tomasz Wieczerzak ... Chlopak w reklamie przeciwlupiezowej
Maciej Wilewski ... Mezczyzna w reklamie
Katarzyna Zielinska ... 'Kura' w pociagu
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dariusz Krysiak ... Mezczyzna zagladajacy do gabinetu lekarskiego (uncredited)
Malgorzata Majewska ... Kobieta modlaca sie na balkonie (uncredited)

Directed by
Marek Koterski 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Marek Koterski 

Produced by
Jacek Bromski .... co-producer
Zbigniew Kula .... co-producer
Juliusz Machulski .... producer
Jacek Moczydlowski .... executive producer
Wlodzimierz Otulak .... producer
Marek Skladanowski .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Jerzy Satanowski 
 
Cinematography by
Jacek Blawut 
 
Film Editing by
Ewa Smal 
 
Production Design by
Przemyslaw Kowalski 
 
Set Decoration by
Maria Kostrzewska 
 
Costume Design by
Ewa Krauze 
 
Makeup Department
Dariusz Krysiak .... makeup artist
Monika Mirowska .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dorota Ostrowska-Orlinska .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Malgorzata Adamska .... assistant director
Bruno Borchólski .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Cezary Matysiak .... assistant set decorator
Pawel Stachowiak .... assistant set decorator
 
Sound Department
Maria Chilarecka .... post-production sound: Studio 2 i Studio cyfrowe B WFDiF
Maria Chilarecka .... sound re-recording mixer: Dolby Digital: Studio 1 WFDiF
Maria Chilarecka .... sound
Tomasz Dukszta .... sound re-recording mixer: Dolby Digital: Studio 1 WFDiF
Mieczyslaw Karwicki .... studio operator: Studio 1 WFDiF
Jan Kozlowski .... studio operator: Studio 1 WFDiF
Leszek Micewski .... studio operator: Studio 1 WFDiF
Aleksander Musialowski .... post-production sound: Studio 2 i Studio cyfrowe B WFDiF
Aleksander Musialowski .... sound re-recording mixer: Dolby Digital: Studio 1 WFDiF
Rafal Pilkowski .... sound assistant
Pavel Stverák .... dolby consultant
Henryk Zastrózny .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Janusz Bykowski .... pyrotechnician
 
Visual Effects by
Daniel Markowicz .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marek Baprawski .... second assistant camera
Tomasz Baprawski .... second assistant camera
Jacek Piotr Blawut .... second assistant camera
Andrzej Glacel .... steadicam operator
Zbigniew Jakubowski .... first assistant camera
Marek Modzelewski .... second assistant camera
Jakub Nocek .... second assistant camera
Tadeusz Ostrowski .... second assistant camera
Piotr Szczepanski .... camera operator
Krzysztof Wellman .... still photographer
Henryk Wingert .... generator operator
Lukasz Komisarczyk .... lighting technician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Katarzyna Dominiak .... assistant costume designer
Marzena Wardzyk .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Ewa Chudzik .... colorist
Jakub Porczynski .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Marta Broczkowska .... music supervisor
Marcin Majerczyk .... musician: guitar
Henryk Miskiewicz .... musician: saxophone
Pawel Perlinski .... musician: pianio
Andrzej Rewak .... music recordist: Studio "HARD"
Jerzy Satanowski .... musician: synthesizers
Zbigniew Wegehaupt .... musician: bass
 
Other crew
Janusz Budzyn .... title designer
Lukasz Ceranka .... title designer
Jakub Kedzierski .... set manager
Daniel Markowicz .... title designer
Anna Nowacka .... title designer
Monika Zalewska .... script supervisor (as Monika Zalewska-Radzko)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dzien swira" - Poland (original title)
"The Day of the Freak" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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Runtime:
93 min
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Goofs:
Continuity: When we see the dog shitting under Adam's balcony, it firstly does it on thick, green grass but in the later scene when the dog is with a woman, it stands on bare ground without any grass.See more »
Quotes:
Adam Miauczynski:My dear friend on this journey. You built this dark mound to lead the life of a termite. Protected from the sunlight. Closed in your sad rigid rituals. Even if they make you mad, these rituals became your shield against the winds, the waves, against stars and feelings. Every day you struggle to forget your human condition. The clay you are molded from has dried out and hardened. No one will ever find in you an astronomer, musician, altruist, poet or human who lived for even one day.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as Protest Day (2012)See more »

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17 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Brief look, 16 September 2005
Author: too-6 from Poland

On the contrary to many previous critiques of "Dzien Swira" ("Day of the Wacko"), I would like to add my opinion which I believe is rather objective and certainly true for all who understand the pillar of it's meaning and purpose of director's view. This movie apart Koterski's location is widely describing human social habits and it's showing how seeking of life's purpose might poison social behavior. Marek Koterski definitely outreaches "Nic Smiesznego" ("Nothing funny") vision in Wacko. Every single scene including those containing dirty words and actions is describing how predictable people are under defined circumstances and how dumb we might be even while having so much knowledge and theoretical understanding of feelings. Everlasting seeking for perfection clearly illustrated by dreaming of Ela, main character frustration on payday or subordination and blind following alternated by opposing to his mother are just few examples. Adam, sky high above all his neighbors or travel mates is probably being seen as recluse but he doesn't see his problem, he is concentrated on "me, myself and I". This movie is about loneliness and warns viewers to not to elevate walls separating them from society. When watching "Day of the Wacko" with this point of view in mind you might be surprised how much of Wacko you have in yourself. And it's deep deserves 10.

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