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Tricks (2007)

Sztuczki (original title)
Six-year-old Stefek challenges fate. He believes that setting a chain of events in motion will help him get closer to his father who left his mother. His sister helps him bribe fate with ... See full summary »

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Andrzej Jakimowski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damian Ul ... Stefek
Ewelina Walendziak Ewelina Walendziak ... Elka
Tomasz Sapryk ... Father of Stefek and Elka
Rafal Guzniczak Rafal Guzniczak ... Jerzy
Iwona Fornalczyk Iwona Fornalczyk ... Mother of Stefek and Elka
Joanna Liszowska ... Violka
Andrzej Golejewski Andrzej Golejewski ... Homless
Grzegorz Stelmaszewski ... Turek
Simeone Matarelli Simeone Matarelli ... Leone
Krzysztof Lawniczak Krzysztof Lawniczak ... Trunck man
Roman Baranowicz Roman Baranowicz ... Pigiel
Kasia Koleczek ... Girl from bar (as Katarzyna Koleczek)
Dorota Wierzbicka-Matarelli Dorota Wierzbicka-Matarelli ... Espedientka sprzatajaca
Krystyna Dmochowska Krystyna Dmochowska ... Ekspedientka 'Królowa'
Maciej Stepniak Maciej Stepniak ... Zbyszek
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Storyline

Six-year-old Stefek challenges fate. He believes that setting a chain of events in motion will help him get closer to his father who left his mother. His sister helps him bribe fate with small sacrifices. Tricks and coincidences bring his father back but things go wrong and Stefek tries a very risky trick... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

KMBO [France]

Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish | Italian

Release Date:

26 October 2007 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Walbrzych, Dolnoslaskie, Poland

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,272,126
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Poland's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category. See more »

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This is excellently made modern charlie chaplin movie....
21 December 2007 | by harrsh85See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie and you will realize that more when you're movies professional or an individual with enormous movie knowledge because when you're watching this movie for let's say over 90 minutes, one question comes every time and that is with what idea the director has shoot ed the movie, even though he knows that, it is very difficult to convince others, i mean the cast and the crew so the movie we are watching and for an movie like this to come to this stage is really surprising and i am happy for the director and also thank him for giving us such a film.

I can give plot synopsis but the director's focus is not at all the plot and when i give the plot here, u might not find it interesting because this movie is all about excellent writing and excellent filming.

There are lot of beautiful ingredients in this movie to admire such as the kid who is really damn cute and he takes over the whole project along with the director, it is as if only the director and the kid knows about what the movie is about and we audience following them all the way.

This is the excellent movie screenplay i have ever seen, no one can write such an screenplay unless the guy has enormous movie making knowledge.

This movie extremely goes with charlie chaplin kind of narration like showing tragedy in a comical way, using kid as protoganist etc..,

please don't miss this excellent poetic picture.

To the DIRECTOR and the KID - you guys rock.....


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