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Carte Blanche (2015)

Kacper, a middle-aged high-school history teacher, begins to lose his eyesight. The medical diagnosis leaves no hope. Initially heartbroken, he attempts to hide his health problems from the outside world.

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Jacek Lusinski

Writer:

Jacek Lusinski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrzej Chyra ... Kacper
Urszula Grabowska ... Ewa
Arkadiusz Jakubik ... Wiktor
Eliza Rycembel ... Klara
Tomasz Zietek ... Madejski
Dorota Kolak ... Headmistress
Andrzej Blumenfeld ... Florczak
Maria Chwalibóg ... Kacper's Mother
Wojciech Pszoniak ... Professor
Jerzy Rogalski ... Henio
Ewa Bakalarska Ewa Bakalarska ... Magda, Wiktor's Wife
Kaja Lusinska Kaja Lusinska ... Megi
Adam Tomaszewski Adam Tomaszewski ... Patryk
Anna Teresa Nowak Anna Teresa Nowak ... Doctor
Andrzej Szopa Andrzej Szopa ... Telescope Buyer
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Storyline

The true story of a high-school history teacher who decides to hide a progressive sight loss from everyone surrounding him - his colleagues, pupils, even the ones who really care about him, because of the fear of losing his job and trying to save his dignity. Due to a genetic disorder, Kacper is faced with a very real possibility of permanent blindness. Initially heartbroken, he attempts to hide his health problems from his bosses driven by his desire to keep his job and to help his students with the final exams. The only person who knows about Kacper's problem is his best friend Wiktor. Meanwhile, Kacper enters a relationship with his colleague Ewa, and tries to help a rebel student Klara, who hides a secret of her own. Written by distributor

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

23 January 2015 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Professor Bieliks hemmelighed See more »

Filming Locations:

Lublin, Lubelskie, Poland See more »

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Aurum Film See more »
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The role of Kacper's neighbour was played by Maciej Bialek - teacher, whose story became the inspiration for the film. See more »

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