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Two Men and a Wardrobe (1958)

Dwaj ludzie z szafa (original title)
Two men emerge from the sea onto the beach carrying a large wooden wardrobe with a mirror on its front. After the two men clean up and rejoice being in this new environment, they proceed to... See full summary »

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Roman Polanski

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Roman Polanski (scenario)
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Jakub Goldberg Jakub Goldberg ... Man with the wardrobe
Henryk Kluba ... Man with the wardrobe (as Henryka Klube)
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Two men emerge from the sea onto the beach carrying a large wooden wardrobe with a mirror on its front. After the two men clean up and rejoice being in this new environment, they proceed to enter the nearby town, they carrying the wardrobe wherever they go. They just want to meet people and experience their new surroundings, but are largely shunned or ignored. In some instances, they are shunned even when their presence helps the situation. And in other instances of being shunned, they are beaten. And when they are ignored, the world just keeps going without them, often at the detriment of humankind. Ultimately, the two men, with their wardrobe, make a decision about what to do in light of their experiences. Written by Huggo

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

17 March 1961 (Finland) See more »

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Two Men and a Wardrobe See more »

Filming Locations:

Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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It is said to be the first Polish student film to be released commercially. See more »

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Really cool little student film...
18 June 2000 | by paladin-49See all my reviews

Although you can file this movie under experimental or avant-guarde (which are controversial film genres), I think that if only all film student made short films as good as this one... perhaps student films would have had a wider audience (other than film students!).


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