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Spirala (1978)

A strange arrogant tourist arrives at the Morskie Oko mountain shelter. Next morning, in spite of danger, he climbs alone and the search for him begins.

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Krzysztof Zanussi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Nowicki ... Tomasz Piatek
Maja Komorowska ... Teresa
Zofia Kucówna ... Maria
Aleksander Bardini ... Doctor
Jan Swiderski ... Henryk
Piotr Garlicki ... Henryk's Son
Marian Glinka ... Physician
Ewa Zietek ... Cleaning Woman
Seweryna Broniszówna ... Old Woman
Andrzej Hudziak ... Augustyn
Marta Lawinska Marta Lawinska ... Psychologist
Cezary Morawski ... Czarek
Andrzej Szenajch ... Guest House Manager
Stefan Szmidt ... Rescuer
Daria Trafankowska ... Nurse
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Storyline

A strange arrogant tourist arrives at the Morskie Oko mountain shelter. Next morning, in spite of danger, he climbs alone and the search for him begins.

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

21 September 1978 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Spiral See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

P.P. Film Polski See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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In her essay 'AIDS and Its Metaphors' (1989), the writer Susan Sontag describes this movie as "the most realistic narration she knows on the anger caused by the unwillingness to face death". See more »

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