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Edi
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Jureczek Sokolow
Jacek Lenartowicz ...
Princess's Brother
Grzegorz Stelmaszewski ...
Princess's Brother
Aleksandra Kisio ...
Princess
Dominik Bak ...
Gypsy
Malgorzata Flegel-Siedler ...
Krysia
Tomasz Jarosz ...
Andrzej
Stefan Rola ...
Stefan
Ryszard Anyszkiewicz ...
Maly
Dariusz Walor ...
Maly's Son
Maria Maj ...
Maly's Wife
Boguslaw Plaszynski ...
Director
Anna Grazyna Suchocka ...
Woman in Shop
Barbara Dzido-Lelinska ...
Bartender Jadzia
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The film tells a story of two scrap pickers - the title hero Edi and his friend Jureczek. Edi is wrongly accused of having raped the girl whose brothers have got the control over one of the city areas. Edi is severely punished for that but he accepts his fate taking care of the girl's child. Written by <opus@opusfilm.com>

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Poland's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards 2003. See more »

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Gdy nam spiewal Elvis Presley
Music by Ryszard Kniat
Lyrics by Andrzej Kosmala
Performed by Krzysztof Krawczyk
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Very, very good
9 January 2003 | by (Poland, Wroclaw) – See all my reviews

That's an amazing story. Too bad, Edi has a few drawbacks, that disqualify that picture from the "The best movies ever made pantheon". What I mean ?

-the gangster brother's team was rather funny than sad and scarry, it doesn't fit to the rest of the film -the story with a girl was to literate and infantile -some clever words spoken by the main character, paradoxically, were too trivial and too childish

The main thing that was spoiled in this movie is the difficulty of keeping all the scenes in the same climate, the same track. This film is unequal, irregular. It has amazing moments worth the Oscar, and some really bad and weak moments.

There was so close to an amazing, really amazing movie... actually it's "only" very, very good.

But, let's say the truth, with all the today crap like all (most, sorry) of the brain less Hollywood movies - Edi shines like a diamond in the sun.

Anyway, it's a must see !


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