The story of a well-known artistic family: legendary painter Zdzislaw Beksinski, his wife Zofia and their son Tomasz, a highly-praised music critic and translator. Their lives were far from being usual.
Jan P. Matuszynski
Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed 'The Silesian Vampire'.
Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive.
Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel ... See full summary »
I watched this movie believing that it might have a complex story yet was grossly disappointed. If you remove all of the sex scenes where the women are treated as pure objects on display, you will lost about half of the movie. This may be an autobiography which gave me enthusiasm in the beginning but the story-line falls flat. The only lingering effect is the typical misogyny of a director using this opportunity to exploit women instead of telling a quality story. If your actresses have to get naked to tell a story, you are doing it wrong.
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