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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 »

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Krzysztof Krauze
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Cast

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 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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Genres:

Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Leaves an Incredible Impression
17 December 2004 | by drunkrusskiSee all my reviews

This movie is amazing. I have never heard of it before I accidentally ran into it at the video store and I am very glad I picked it up. Although the story is fairly simple, the way it is portrayed is amazing. The dialogue of the characters, their actions, the scenery. Everything sets the mood of a very emotional film. By the end you start to feel like you are one of the characters and picturing what you would do in this situation.

The plot is basically a few start-up polish businessmen become mixed up with the mob and end up owing a debt to them. After the friends refuse to pay it, the mob starts to threaten them and their families.


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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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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