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Mother Teresa of Cats (2010)

Matka Teresa od kotów (original title)
Police arrest two brothers, Artur and Martin, at their aunt's provincial motel and escort them to jail in the capital. Unfolding in flashback, the film seeks out the motives for the crime ... See full summary »

Director:

Pawel Sala

Writer:

Pawel Sala
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Ewa Skibinska ... Teresa
Mateusz Kosciukiewicz ... Artur
Filip Garbacz ... Marcin
Mariusz Bonaszewski ... Hubert
Ewa Szykulska ... Krystyna
Monika Pikula Monika Pikula ... Ewa
Malgosia Lata Malgosia Lata ... Jadzia
Helena Norowicz Helena Norowicz ... Aunt Róza
Janusz Lagodzinski Janusz Lagodzinski ... Therapist
Lukasz Simlat ... Broker
Janusz Chabior ... Jacek
Beata Fido ... Teacher
Piotr Dabrowski Piotr Dabrowski ... Capral
Marek Serdiukow Marek Serdiukow ... Policeman - neighbour
Marta Dobecka Marta Dobecka ... Wiktoria
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Police arrest two brothers, Artur and Martin, at their aunt's provincial motel and escort them to jail in the capital. Unfolding in flashback, the film seeks out the motives for the crime they have committed. How did such irrational evil germinate in boys from a good family? Mother Teresa loves her two sons and sympathizes with her husband Hubert, a professional soldier traumatized by his experiences in Iraq. She helps music student Eva who lives with them and cares for their autistic daughter Jadza, and she is kindhearted to stray cats as well, allowing them to fill up their large apartment. Twenty-two-year-old Artur, fascinated by psychotronics, falls prey to the illusion of his own extraordinariness. He has his younger brother Martin completely under his control and their mother suspects nothing. His sense of superiority is confirmed by his father's growing impotence, and he scorns the man for investing his retirement bonus foolishly. But the sons' motives don't reflect the ... Written by Anonymous

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Trainwreck.
17 January 2011 | by vonrongeSee all my reviews

The movie is all backward and out of joint. No plot is carried through. No character is developed.

Most of the movie is spent waiting for something to happen. There is no plot, and what little of the movie is watchable, happens in the first 10 minutes.

Characters appear, only to disappear without contributing anything to the film. You will get more out of the trailer than out of the movie.

If you didn't read about it in the newspapers in Poland before watching the movie, you will have no idea what happened.

The only reason this review has 2 stars is because I feel sorry for it.

Avoid.


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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

17 September 2010 (Poland) See more »

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Macskás Teréz anya See more »

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