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Squint Your Eyes (2002)

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The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.

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Jasiek
Olga Prószynska ...
Mala (as Ola Prószynska)
Rafal Guzniczak ...
Sosnowski
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matka Malej
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ojciec Malej
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Eugeniusz
Jerzy Rogalski ...
Musial
Krzysztof Lawniczak ...
Wiecek
Ryszard Orlik ...
Kierowca stara
Rafal Walentynowicz ...
Fryzjer
Justyna Godlewska ...
sekretarka likwidatora Wiecka
Alicja Bach ...
Kobieta oczekujaca w urzedzie
Andrzej Golejewski ...
Stolarz
Cezary Garbowicz ...
Mecenas
Tomasz Wójtowicz ...
Kierowca mecenasa
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The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.

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Hunyd le a szemed!  »

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Big Calm of Film Poetry
17 November 2003 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

A paradox: the "classical" plot is almost absent here, but still the movie draws attention from the first to the last minute. Why? Well, movies are about art of vision and sound and this film is a good proof of that. The alternative way to see the rush of the civilised world, noticing what is really important in life - these are not new topics, but here they are presented in a very elegant and touching manner. Superb actors and music add much to splendid photography and very good screenplay. All that would still be not enough, but what really makes this film unforgettable is humour. Altogether, we get a calming, but not boring, touching, but not too sweet and quite... wise film.


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