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Zmruz oczy (2002)

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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Olga Prószynska ...
Mala (as Ola Prószynska)
Rafal Guzniczak ...
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ojciec Malej
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Kierowca Stara
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Sekretarka Likwidatora Wiecka
Alicja Bach ...
Kobieta Oczekujaca
Andrzej Golejewski ...
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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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A philosophical comedy
1 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Squint Your Eyes (Zmruz oczy), Poland, 2003, d. Andrzej Jaminowski, 87 m. When Jasiak, a retired school teacher, decides to act as custodian of a deserted farm in the Polish countryside, he finds the easy life more than he bargained for. To begin with, the farm's owners neither want nor need a custodian. Then his solitude is broken by one of his former students, a young girl who's had it with her materialistic parents. And by some con artists, some cyclists, at least one self-proclaimed poet, the girl's parents, the farm's owners, and ultimately the police. So much for lazy-ing around in the hazy countryside. You might call Squint Your Eyes a provocative, philosophical comedy.—Nick Salerno


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