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The Case of Bronek Pekosinski (1993)

Przypadek Pekosinskiego (original title)
Bronek Pekosinski lives in Zamosc, Poland. He is probably 83 years old. He has no family and does not really know who he is. Everything about his life is fictitious: symbolic is the date of... See full summary »
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Cast

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Bronek Pekosinski ... Himself
Maria Klejdysz ... Mrs. Bukowska
Anna Seniuk ... Friend Danusia
Franciszek Trzeciak ... Secretary Jan Kos
Bronislaw Pawlik ... Judge
Franciszek Pieczka ... Priest Michalski
Krzysztof Chamiec ... General Bagno
Anna Milewska ... Sister
Romuald Karas Romuald Karas ... Himself
Henryk Sobiechart Henryk Sobiechart
Jolanta Rychlowska Jolanta Rychlowska ... Friend Stasia
Aleksander Fogiel ... Professor
Witold Pyrkosz ... Secretary
Joanna Winnik Joanna Winnik
Zygmunt Malanowicz ... Sacristan
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Bronek Pekosinski lives in Zamosc, Poland. He is probably 83 years old. He has no family and does not really know who he is. Everything about his life is fictitious: symbolic is the date of birth - the day World War II broke out, as well as his surname - after PKOS, an abbreviation of a charitable institution, and the place of birth - the Nazi concentration camp, from where his mother threw him over a barbed wire fence. Even his friends and guardians turned out to be false. Only his loneliness and his hump seem to be authentic. Two great powers have vied for young Bronek's soul: Roman-Catholic church and a totalitarian state. He fell into alcoholism. Partially paralyzed as the effect of cerebral hemorrhage, he is fired with an ambition of acquiring a mastery in a game of chess. And even though he is continuously humiliated and driven away, betrayed and victimized, he manages to retain his personal dignity and trustful nature of a small child. Throughout all his life Bronek has been ... Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

19 November 1993 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beautiful Life of Bronek Pekosinski See more »

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Studio Filmowe N See more »
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