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"Wesele" (original title)

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Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tamara Arciuch ...
Kasia
Andrzej Beja-Zaborski ...
Priest Adam
Iwona Bielska ...
Wojnarowa
Lech Dyblik ...
Uncle Edek
Marian Dziedziel ...
Wojnar
Pawel Gedlek ...
Ciapara
Arkadiusz Jakubik ...
Notary
Elzbieta Jarosik ...
Landlady
Jacek Lachowicz ...
Musician at the wedding party
Andrzej Mastalerz ...
Constable
Agnieszka Matysiak ...
Aunt Hela
Agata Piotrowska ...
Druhna
Jerzy Rogalski ...
Uncle Mundek
Krystyna Rutkowska ...
Lisowska
Tomasz Sapryk ...
Sergeant
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Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by another man. At the end of the ceremony, the car is delivered by a gangster, who immediately demands the promised money and the deed to land from Kasia's grandfather. Unfortunately grandpa is unwilling to let go of the land. Meanwhile each of the workers at the reception demand to be paid, so Wojnar, who is very reluctant to part with his money, tries to haggle and bribe his way out of all the situations. Written by Will Gilbert

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This movie has exactly the same title as Wesele (1973), yet there is no connection between those productions whatsoever. The older one is a screening of a play (of the same title) set at the beginning of the 20th century, while this one is an unrelated original script set in the modern-day Poland. Still, many viewers were confused by the title and refused to watch the new production thinking it was a remake or another screening of the well-known play. See more »

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An awesome portrait about society values and decay
1 April 2011 | by (West Indies) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie from the very beginning to its end. Direction is superb, screenplay, character's performance, everything is brilliantly played and the output is understandingly remarkable. On the other hand, I disagree with some of the opinions posted on this board; this movie does not intend to reflect the lack of improvement since the fall of communism in Poland, or the advances of capitalism. It is not focused on politics, or at least I never got that impression. It's merely a burlesque artwork on human feelings, disillusion and settled values of this new global society; the impact they have on the lives of people in a small town in central Europe. Villages are the same elsewhere, in France or in USA, in Brazil or in Sweden, and villagers are always subjected to mockery because of their outdated and weird customs. For me, this is the best movie i've ever seen from Poland, and a great surprise. Will always recommend it!


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