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Cuma
Józef Paleczka ...
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Julian
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Dr. Wiaderny
Mariola Pajaczkowska ...
Pielegniarka
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Wilk
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Kudra
Karina Seweryn ...
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Gruby
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Dyrektor muzeum
Piotr Kazimierski ...
Zylewski
Andrzej Glazer ...
Talaj
Dominik Bak ...
Szymanski
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Hagen
Jerzy Krupinski ...
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After several years of serving his sentence, Cuma - a notorious art thief is released from prison due to his poor health. It was all arranged by dealer Gruby who plans a heist of the famous 'Lady with an Ermine' by Leonardo da Vinci. Cuma is contracted to steal the painting. He invites his former partner Julian to join the team, not knowing that his best friend is now a policeman and will do anything to prevent the heist. Julian seeks cooperation with an old forger Hagen and a beautiful young art student Magda. Written by BrunaCarli

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17 September 2004 (Poland)  »

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Vinciä viedään  »

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PLN 3,500,000 (estimated)
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This is really nice
5 July 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Wow, I love this film! Juliusz Machulski was always one of my all-time favorite directors, especially with his Va Bank films, but here he proved that he still hasn't lost his touch and remains in the cohorts of the Polish living classics. Vinci is a typically Polish comedy, with excellent Slavic humor, twisting plot and hilarious characters. The plot seems to be so simple - some crooks want to steal a Vinci picture and then there are so many other criminals who also want to lay their hands on the work of art. What is great here is the vivid performance of Machulski in the role of an old but still effective thief, who can do everything to fool other crooks down and to get his share of money. The picturesque views of Krakow, excellent playing, funny dialogs all add to the picture. Do not search for the sky-high sense or extremely serious ideas. This is entertainment in its clearest sense. But what a clever work!


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