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Bolek and Lolek are young explorers who travel the world in their imaginations. A hit throughout Poland and in much of Europe, this charming children's cartoon boasts a capricious...LEARN MORE. Bolek and Lolek are young explorers who travel the world in their imaginations. A hit throughout Poland and in much of Europe, this charming children's cartoon boasts a capricious...LEARN MORE. Bolek and Lolek are young explorers who travel the world in their imaginations. A hit throughout Poland and in much of Europe, this charming children's cartoon boasts a capricious...LEARN MORE.
Jill Godmilow (Far From Poland, Waiting for the Moon) in collaboration with Joanna Krakowska and Magda Mosiewicz pay homage to the original SCUM Manifesto, a French film made in...LEARN MORE. Animated in a simple yet very expressive fashion, Bolek & Lolek is a charming children's cartoon that ran for years on Polish television. The characters, two youngsters who imagine...LEARN MORE. Six more wonderful cartoons for children, featuring two young explorers who travel the world in their imaginations. Bolek & Lolek was a hit throughout Poland and in much of Europe...LEARN MORE.
A good-hearted mouse tries to get along with his neighbors in the animal kingdom in these appealing Polish cartoons aimed at younger children. Very human characteristics come...LEARN MORE. Small children will adore following the animated activities of Little Mouse as he encounters a variety of creatures and overcomes a number of problems. Originally made for Polish television...LEARN MORE. When a little boy who likes to draw comes to the aid of a mystical dwarf, he is rewarded with a magic crayon that allows him to draw objects that come to life. With the help of his trusty dog...LEARN MORE.
A young boy with a magic crayon that brings objects to life takes to the sea in these episodes of The Enchanted Crayon. These children's cartoons are a slight departure from those on...LEARN MORE. The hilarious adventures of hapless Private Franek Dolas, a Polish soldier during WWII who misses his train stop and finds himself in Germany. In the third and final episode of the series...LEARN MORE. A multiple award-winning tale of a mother's quest for a bitter truth, this drama is based on a story by popular Polish author Olga Tokarchuk. Halina, a young, hard-working widow...LEARN MORE.
This is the complete, 13-episode television series that has mainly been seen outside of Poland in a severely truncated theatrical version. Now the entire, nearly ten hours of this epic...LEARN MORE. This is the complete, 13-episode television series that has mainly been seen outside of Poland in a severely truncated theatrical version. Now the entire, nearly ten hours of this...LEARN MORE. This is the complete, 13-episode television series that has mainly been seen outside of Poland in a severely truncated theatrical version. Now the entire, nearly ten hours of this...LEARN MORE.
This is the complete, 13-episode television series that has mainly been seen outside of Poland in a severely truncated theatrical version. Now the entire, nearly ten hours of this...LEARN MORE. This inventive tale from director Jan Jakub Kolski (Pornografia) tells of aging peasant Johnny Aquarius, who discovers that he's bestowed with the power to make it rain, heal the sick, and...LEARN MORE. Old Jakubek is a celebrated military officer who wants to die so he can be reunited with his great love, but before he can rest he must fulfill the local tradition of passing his saber to his...LEARN MORE.
Debt collector Lucek Bohme is a powerful figure in Walbrzych, Poland. The best in the business, he has no qualms about collecting from anyone who owes him money--even repossessing medical...LEARN MORE. A hilarious comedy of errors that spoofs the ups and downs of everyday life in Poland during the last years of communism. The story concerns a backstabbing divorced couple...LEARN MORE. In this sequel to the popular comedy An Angel in Krakow, Giordano the Angel is bound by his earthly responsibilities and cannot return to heaven. When he reluctantly severs all ties with...LEARN MORE.
Leading an already strong cast in this coming-of-age story, Jerzy Stuhr (The Decalogue) plays a handsome young musician, Gypsy, who busts out of jail one week before his release. He blows into...LEARN MORE. Popular Polish actor Marek Kondrat (Pan Tadeusz) makes his directorial debut with this action-packed drama about a father who risks all to save his daughter. Kondrat also stars...LEARN MORE. Polish actor Jerzy Stuhr (The Decalogue) directs and stars in the Golden Lion award-nominated tale of hapless lawyer Adam Borowski, who leads an impeccable professional life...LEARN MORE.
DADDY
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A harrowing film about the extraordinary social and personal transformations within Poland's crumbling communist society. Pigs, or Psy, focuses on two friends and former secret police...LEARN MORE. Boguslaw Linda--Poland's top action star--delivers an electrifying performance as a hard-living, divorced father fighting for custody of his seven-year-old daughter in this devastating drama...LEARN MORE. Olaf Lubaszenko, whose acting career was launched in The Decalogue, helms this offbeat mix of gangster action and romantic high jinks. Struggling cartoonist Kuba falls passionately in love...LEARN MORE.
This quartet of intertwining tales of love from actor-writer-director Jerzy Stuhr was honored around the world, winning the prestigious FIPRESCI award at the Venice International Film Festival...LEARN MORE. From actor-turned-director Olaf Lubaszenko (Coyote's Morning) comes this comic romp starring Maciej Stuhr as Kuba, a young violinist who strikes all the wrong notes with the local Polish mafia...LEARN MORE. Robert Koehler of Variety describes Juliusz Machulski's satiric spoof of the film industry as "slickly produced and chock full of whiz-bang effects." No showbiz insider is spared as...LEARN MORE.
The Polish Hogan's Heroes. Boguslaw Linda and Marek Kondrat, known best for their action roles, team up once again in a lighthearted WWII adventure about two members of...LEARN MORE. In this delightful Polish comedy, director Marek Koterski introduces a hapless n'er-do-well named Adam Miauszynski, unwilling and unable to take responsibility for the events of...LEARN MORE. Based on an actual event, The Crown Witness (Swiadek Koronny) tells the story of an investigative reporter and a gangster who meet for an interview. The reporter carries a dark secret...LEARN MORE.
KRZYZACY
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In this zany sequel to Polish Kitsch Project, filmmakers Mariusz and Michal--who are playing comic versions of themselves--come up with another foolproof scheme to get funding for a new film...LEARN MORE. Certainly one of the highest achievements of 1960s Polish cinema, and a stirring nationalist epic. Based on the classic novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz, Order of Teutonic Knights is a vivid...LEARN MORE. Poland's most beloved actor, Jerzy Stuhr, directs and stars in this serious-minded comedy satire about a member of Solidarity who disappears to live as a monk during the communist era...LEARN MORE.
Jerzy Stuhr--one of Poland's most beloved actors--wrote and directed this charming comedy that caters to his image as an innocent caught in a cynical world. Stuhr plays Gustav, a Krakow...LEARN MORE. The hilarious adventures of hapless Private Franek Dolas, a Polish soldier during WWII, begin in October 1939 when Germany is about to invade. Instead of defending the border of his...LEARN MORE. Romance goes awry in Atrakcyjny Pozna Pania, an outrageous tale about confirmed bachelor Stasio Tuchala, who may be a little long in the tooth but still eager to find love. His friends...LEARN MORE.
VIRUS
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The hilarious adventures of hapless Private Franek Dolas, a Polish soldier during WWII who misses his train stop and finds himself in Germany. In this episode, he is hiding on a ship...LEARN MORE. Polish television star Zbigniew Buczkowski takes to the big screen in this violent caper about a small-time crook nicknamed "Lawstorant." After years of planning behind bars, he puts...LEARN MORE. Or as they say in Poland, Wirus. This suspenseful story follows a computer virus that's eating its way through Warsaw, and features Polish action stars Olaf Lubaszenko, Jan Englert, and...LEARN MORE.
DOUBLE
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Polish filmmaker Jerzy Hoffman followed With Fire and Sword with another epic historical adventure. The Old Fairy Tale, or Stara Basn, features a cast of renowned Polish stars, including...LEARN MORE. Modern-day Warsaw shines in this romantic comedy about the love life of a young, hip architect. In his break-out role, popular Polish television star Maciej Zakoscielny plays a handsome...LEARN MORE. In this action-packed comedy, Max and Leon--two hapless tourists from Warsaw-- meet at a wedding in Sicily, where they run into members of a powerful mafia family. They inadvertently get...LEARN MORE.
VINCI
$24.95
Pawel, an ambitious young professional, is neglecting his beautiful wife, Ewa. They hope a long-awaited vacation aboard a yacht will recharge their marriage, but the plan is shattered...LEARN MORE. A wayward wedding where everything goes wrong provides the setting for this bawdy black comedy from Polish filmmaker Wojciech Smarzowski. An award winner at the Karlovy and Locarno...LEARN MORE. Winner of Best Screenplay at the Polish Film Festival, Juliusz Machulski's patented mixture of comedy and action makes for "zippy, mainstream entertainment" (Variety). An recently-paroled thief...LEARN MORE.
KILLER
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ANGER
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"A postmodern, intertextual extravaganza that quotes American, European and Polish popular cinema," says Andrzej Pitrus of Cineview about this action comedy from Polish filmmaker Juliusz...LEARN MORE. An aging femme fatale and her talented daughter battle for control over the young girl's destiny in this coming-of-age story from Poland. Though the mother wants only the best for...LEARN MORE. In this taut thriller from Polish filmmaker Marcin Ziebinski, a young man named Pawel inherits a secluded old mansion in the country and takes his girlfriend, Magda, to the house...LEARN MORE.
WARSAW
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Three of Poland's biggest stars assemble for this war film that takes place near the end of the Bosnian conflict. Boguslaw Linda stars as Major Keller, who commands a peacekeeping force...LEARN MORE. Jacek Bromski's (The Art of Loving) Polish folk tale is as slyly comic as its inverted title. A multiple award-winner at the Polish Film Festival, the film stars newcomer Ira Laczina as a...LEARN MORE. Multiple storylines intersect in Warsaw. Agnieszka Grochowska shines as young Klara, who heads to Warsaw to meet her boyfriend. Her plans change when she becomes entangled with...LEARN MORE.
REICH
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Set in 1976, this Polish comedy takes a light-hearted look at some of the problems and hardships of the communist era. Maciej Konopinski stars as a young man in love. He wants to impress his...LEARN MORE. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Henryk Sienkeiewicz, this tale, set during the construction of the Suez Canal at the end of the 19th century, follows two children...LEARN MORE. Poland's number-one action star, Boguslaw Linda, shoots up the screen in this action vehicle from Wladyslaw Pasikowski, the director of Pigs. Linda plays Alex, an aging member of the...LEARN MORE.
LOTNA
$29.95
"Though the best known Quo Vadis is the 1951 Hollywood version...this recent Polish-produced film surpasses it in every respect" (Chicago Tribune). One of the most expensive films ever made in Poland--and also the last by veteran filmmaker Jerzy Kawalerowicz--Quo Vadis tells the familiar tale of Christianity set against the backdrop of Emperor Nero and the burning of Rome. It all begins when soldier Marcus Vinicius returns to the Eternal City for rest and relaxation. Polish action star Boguslaw Linda costars as Vinicius's uncle Petronius, an official in good standing with the corrupt Emperor. Vinicius's loyalties are tested when he becomes interested in the teachings of Jesus through his sweetheart Lygia. In Polish with English Subtitles.

Jerzy Kawalerowicz---Poland---2001---270 mins.
In this sequel to the hit comedy Vabank, Poland's most popular screen actor Jan Machulski returns as legendary bandit Kwinto. When the suave thief's long-time enemy Kramer escapes...LEARN MORE. Andrzej Wajda, the son of a Polish cavalry officer killed in the Second World War by Germans, made this film as a tribute to the heroic horsemen who faced off against German tanks. It...LEARN MORE.