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O-Bi, O-Ba - The End of Civilization (1985)

O-bi, O-ba - Koniec cywilizacji (original title)
Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People ... See full summary »

Director:

Piotr Szulkin

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Piotr Szulkin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerzy Stuhr ... Soft
Krystyna Janda ... Gea
Kalina Jedrusik ... Millionaire's Wife
Mariusz Dmochowski ... Millionaire
Marek Walczewski ... Soft's Boss
Jan Nowicki ... Engineer
Henryk Bista ... Chubby
Leon Niemczyk
Krzysztof Majchrzak ... Man in Freezer
Stanislaw Igar ... Craftsman
Mariusz Benoit ... Doctor
Wlodzimierz Musial ... Kraft
Adam Ferency ... Sad
Ryszard Kotys ... Cellulose Maker
Marcin Tronski ... Profiteer
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Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People wait for the Ark to arrive and rescue them while their habitat falls apart. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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A true classic, an absolute Must-See!
13 June 2002 | by kisfermiSee all my reviews

I saw this movie in Hungary a long time ago, and it immediately became one of my all-time favorites, sharing this distinguished title with Tarantino's & Spielberg's films. (I haven't been successful in locating a dubbed or captioned English version so far. English language support would greatly increase the chances of this masterpiece for being recognized across the world.)

The movie is totally grotesque, and often shocking, spiced up with the perfect amount of cynicism & delicate humor. It is the ultimate depressing negative utopia; much superior in every sense to most flicks spewed up by Hollywood in the same genre.


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Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

28 January 1985 (Poland) See more »

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