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The Mighty Angel (2014)
"Pod mocnym aniolem" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  17 January 2014 (Poland)
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Jerzy is a writer and a chronic alcoholic. We meet him at the point when he believes that he can beat his addiction. Him and her in bed. Somebody says "I love you". It seems that there is a... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Jerzy
Julia Kijowska ...
She
Adam Woronowicz ...
He
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Columbus
Lech Dyblik ...
Leader
Arkadiusz Jakubik ...
Terrorist
Iwona Wszolkówna ...
Joanna
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Mania
Iwona Bielska ...
Queen of Kent
Marian Dziedziel ...
Moonshine King
Krzysztof Kiersznowski ...
Engineer
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Borys
Izabela Kuna ...
Katarzyna
Andrzej Grabowski ...
Dr. Granada
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanislaw Banas ...
Plumber
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Jerzy is a writer and a chronic alcoholic. We meet him at the point when he believes that he can beat his addiction. Him and her in bed. Somebody says "I love you". It seems that there is a reason and someone to live for... But when once she's gone and he's alone in a taxi, Jerzy can't stop himself any longer. He has a quick one at The Mighty Angel and then goes to an all-night shop and starts drinking heavily. And then foam, convulsions, vomiting. Jerzy ends up in intensive care. We meet the hospital staff and other alcoholics in the isolated ward. Part of the treatment is reading previously written stories from the times when the patients were drinking. There's an array of characters here: a lorry driver, a director, a pharmacist, some dossers too, a student and a policeman... there are no exceptions because anyone can be trapped in addiction. There are many amusing and authentic life stories (who has never laughed at a drunkard?) but there are also some terrifying ones... Written by Producer's materials

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Realistic and tough
19 January 2014 | by (Tychy, Poland) – See all my reviews

I just watched this move today. Like all movies directed by Smarzowski this is not Hollywood-like story. A story about real problem in our life - alcohol. If you ever get wasted, if you ever had hangover and if you ever had black out or hunger for drinking another shot - you would not be satisfied after watching it. It is not a romantic story about drinking problems like "When a Man Loves a Woman". It is funny at first but then you realize that you might behave the same when you drunk - then it's not funny any more. No-one laughed at the end of this movie. My wife even wanted to leave cinema without watching it till the end. But don't get me wrong- it's a great movie. It's comparable to "Requiem For A Dream" but without such great music. That's why I gave it a nine.


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