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Time Out says

Kolski's enigmatic mix of fantastic allegory, mystic fairytale, and bucolic comedy tosses together a crew of peasant weirdos - an elderly farmer visited by the Angel of Death, a dwarf would-be nurse whom he saves from suicide, a two-faced 'monster' who lives at the bottom of his well, and a mad fiddler who 'reads' shards of crockery as inspiration for his fatally hypnotic rhapsodies - to create a meandering Beauty and the Beast-style parable about the transforming power of love. Ludicrous, for sure, and not, as far as one can gather, politically correct or progressive; still, the sheer, wayward inventiveness of the whole thing ensures a certain oddball appeal.
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Release Details

  • Duration:107 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jan Jakub Kolski
  • Screenwriter:Jan Jakub Kolski
  • Cast:
    • Dojnica Paladiuk
    • Krzysztof Pieczynski
    • Mariusz Saniternik
    • Franciszek Pieczka
    • Grazyna Blecka-Kolska
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