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Interrogation (1989)

Przesluchanie (original title)
Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

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Ryszard Bugajski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Krystyna Janda ... Antonina 'Tonia' Dziwisz
Adam Ferency ... Lieutenant Morawski
Janusz Gajos ... Major Zawada "Kapielowy"
Agnieszka Holland ... Communist Witkowska
Anna Romantowska ... Miroslawa "Mira" Szejnert
Bozena Dykiel ... Honorata
Olgierd Lukaszewicz ... Konstanty Dziwisz (Tonia's husband)
Tomasz Dedek ... UB officer "Czesiek" arresting Tonia
Jan Jurewicz ... Guard
Jaroslaw Kopaczewski ... UB officer arresting Tonia
Zofia Balucka Zofia Balucka ... Cell-mate
Arkadiusz Bazak ... Officer at Name-Day Party
Krzysztof Gosztyla ... Alledged victim
Antonina Girycz ... Cell Top Dog
O. Jasinska O. Jasinska
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Storyline

Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

13 December 1989 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

El interrogatorio See more »

Filming Locations:

Poland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Zespól Filmowy "X" See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Completed in 1982, but due to its controversial anti-communist themes, was banned by the Polish government (then under Stalinist rule) for 7 years until 1989 after the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc. See more »

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Featured in Révolution VHS (2017) See more »

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Incomparable
11 February 2004 | by freshas_visionSee all my reviews

I first saw "Przesluchanie" ("Interrogation") in the late 'eighties on Channel 4. It is an incomparable, original work of brilliance which has since been mimicked (Kieslowski's "Decalogue" and "Schindler's List" among others) but never bettered. This is REAL filmmaking. See it, if and when you can.


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