Unser fremdes Kind (1998)

Anna and Pawel Kowalski lead a happy life in Gdansk, Poland, until their 8 year old son Tomek gets hit by a car. Not only is Tomek badly injured, his father proves not to be suitable as a ... See full synopsis »


Miroslaw Bork
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Complete credited cast:
Danuta Stenka ... Anna Kowalska
Maciej Robakiewicz ... Pawel Kowalski
Susanne Lüning ... Maria Schneider
Oliver Stritzel ... Horst Schneider
Jan Machulski ... Grandfather
Piotr Fronczewski ... Jerzy, Doctor
Pawel Krucz Pawel Krucz ... Tomek
Grzegorz Ruda Grzegorz Ruda ... Oskar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Piotr Dejmek Piotr Dejmek ... Doctor
Dorota Kolak ... Receptionist
Zofia Merle ... Archivist
Malgorzata Rozniatowska ... Nurse
Ewa Telega ... Nurse (as Ewa Telega-Domalik)
Marcin Tronski ... Surgeon
Halina Winiarska Halina Winiarska ... Neighbour


Anna and Pawel Kowalski lead a happy life in Gdansk, Poland, until their 8 year old son Tomek gets hit by a car. Not only is Tomek badly injured, his father proves not to be suitable as a blood donator. Pawel accuses his wife of betrayal of confidence, but she knows that only her husband can be the father of their child. She fears the worst: if Pawel isn't the biological father, she cannot be the biological mother.

Worried, Anna searches the hospital archive and finds out that another premature delivery happened on the 15th of Mai in 1989 in that clinic. The other parents are from Dresden, Germany. Anna investigates for their address and drives against her husbands will to Germany. She visits Horst and Maria Schneider who live separated. She tells them what she had found out. For several reasons Anna is not welcome. When Anna tries to make a photograph of Oskar in front of his school, the teacher calls the police. After this incident Anna goes back to Gdansk and decides to leave ...

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Poland | Germany


German | Polish

Release Date:

22 May 1998 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Camino de retorno See more »

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Dresden, Saxony, Germany See more »

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