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Censored by the Polish authorities, this film was reedited and new footage added. It begins with a sci-fi motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins of Lebanon ... See full summary »

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Jerzy Skolimowski
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jerzy Skolimowski ... Andrzej Leszczyc, Zastawa
Joanna Szczerbic ... Alfa
Tadeusz Lomnicki ... Opel Record
Adam Hanuszkiewicz ... Romeo
Bogumil Kobiela ... Wartburg
Alan Bates ... Wikto
Jane Asher ... Herself
David Essex
Bruno Ganz
Karol Kulik Karol Kulik
Michael Sarne Michael Sarne ... (as Mike Sarne)
Volker Schlöndorff
Margarethe von Trotta
Fred Zinnemann
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Censored by the Polish authorities, this film was reedited and new footage added. It begins with a sci-fi motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins of Lebanon to the set of Voelker Schloendorf "The Forgery" where Skolimowski plays a lead role. Another shift takes us to London, where Skolimowski shoots a street scene. There are also shifts into the past with the old footage, featuring a score of Polish actors in a setting resembling Kantor's experimental theatre. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

21 January 1985 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Hands Up! See more »

Filming Locations:

Poland

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Dolby

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One of the most important films of the 60s

This title should be known to every die-hard art-house fanatic.This is Skolimowski at his most daring/poetic/hypnotic/way-out/histrionic.This film is very visceral/vitriolic/political yet somehow bristling with gallows humour that is so typical to Polish avant-garde. Gorgeously shot in black and white makes "La Chinoise" by Godard a freaking J O K E. Worth just for that totally psychedelic intro/comment made 14 years later when the Commies finally let the film leave its casemates. Four-eyed Stalin on a big screen is a mind-blowing experience.


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