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The Debt (1999)

Dlug (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Crime, Thriller | 19 November 1999 (Poland)
The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug. Two friends begin a business venture of importing Italian scooters into Poland. With... See full summary »

Director:

Krzysztof Krauze
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Gonera ... Adam Borecki
Jacek Borcuch ... Stefan Kowalczyk
Andrzej Chyra ... Gerard Nowak
Cezary Kosinski ... Tadeusz Frei
Joanna Szurmiej Joanna Szurmiej ... Basia
Agnieszka Warchulska ... Jola
Joanna Kurowska ... Sasiadka
Slawomira Lozinska ... Matka adama
Krzysztof Gordon ... ociec Adama
Przemyslaw Modliszewski Przemyslaw Modliszewski ... Mlody
Maria Robaszkiewicz Maria Robaszkiewicz ... matka Basi
Edyta Bach ... Joanna
Jakub Bach Jakub Bach ... Jurek
Ewa Kania Ewa Kania ... szefowa Operacji Kredytowych
Katarzyna Trzcinska Katarzyna Trzcinska ... zona Gerarda
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The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug. Two friends begin a business venture of importing Italian scooters into Poland. With no collateral, they turn to a Russian acquaintance that offers money and support in the beginning and then inexplicably turns violent and vicious. Tension mounts as the two friends begin to understand what must be done. Based on a true story, The Debt is a terrifying tale of ordinary men pushed to their limit. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Crime | Thriller

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it could happen to any of us...
28 November 2015 | by inioiSee all my reviews

Remarkable movie with a transcendent (and frightening) content: How far a normal and reasonable person could go when facing a critical situation.

One of the positive features of the movie is it's low budget, so the director can focus on deliver us a raw, shocking and realistic movie.

The point here is something which we are not willing to face, but as the matter of fact, it happened to a couple of regular guys.

As you can imagine, the approach of this movie is quite philosophical and psychological. A good chance to looking at ourselves in the mirror as human beings.

8/10


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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

19 November 1999 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Adósság See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

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1.66 : 1
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