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The Polish Bride (1998)

De Poolse bruid (original title)
Polish deceived woman hides from pimps on a Dutch farm, and shares an intriguing romance with the farmer.

Director:

Karim Traïdia
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Henk Woldring
Monic Hendrickx ... Anna Krzyzanowska
Rudi Falkenhagen Rudi Falkenhagen ... Pimp
Roef Ragas ... Son
Hakim Traidia Hakim Traidia ... Mailman
Soraya Traïdia Soraya Traïdia ... Krysztyna
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Storyline

Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer from Groningen. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Script writer Kees van der Hulst requested a note in the credit titles saying that he dissociated himself from the movie, because director Karim Traïdia made some changes to the script. See more »

Goofs

The main character drives a Volvo 240 sedan. When the go to the city, the car changes into a wagon. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits state that the author of the story distances himself from the editing done by the director of the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #12.4 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Zamiast
Written by Wlodzimierz Korcz (as W. Korcz), Magda Czapinska (as M. Czapinska)
Performed by Monic Hendrickx
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No sentimental Hollywood stuff
26 January 1999 | by fkarstenSee all my reviews

Pleasant to watch. Subtle humor and a convincing love story. If I were to fall in love I'd like it to be in this manner.


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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch | German | Polish

Release Date:

26 March 1998 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

The Polish Bride See more »

Filming Locations:

Groningen, Netherlands

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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