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Za co? (1996)

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Credited cast:
Magdalena Wójcik ... Albina Jaczewska
Artur Zmijewski ... Józef Migurski
Emilia Krakowska ... Ludwika
Dorota Sadowska Dorota Sadowska ... Masza
Stepan Starchikov ... Kozak Danilo Lifanov
Anatoliy Kuznetsov ... Ivan Gavrilovich komendant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natalya Arinbasarova ... Zona komandanta
Valery Belyayev Valery Belyayev
Dariusz Biskupski ... zeslaniec Adam Rosolowski
Maksim Borisov Maksim Borisov
Aleksey Buldakov ... Kapitan
Vitali Chermenyov Vitali Chermenyov
Piotr Gasowski ... Sedzia (as P. Gasowski)
A. Goncharov A. Goncharov
Ye. Grigoryev Ye. Grigoryev


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Drama | Romance




Poland | Russia



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18 April 1996 (Poland) See more »

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Miért? See more »

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Tragedy about naïveté, idealism and love facing harsh reality
21 July 2002 | by samyanariSee all my reviews

WHY? (Za chto?) '99 POLISH/Russian, Dir Jerzy Kawalerowicz, based on a Tolstoy novel about naïveté, idealism and love facing harsh reality. Polish subtitles when Russian is spoken. Romantic tragedy is set in the 1830s when freedom from Russian rule was a faint hope of the Polish. Jozin Migurski (Artur Zmijewski) is a suitor for spirited Albina (Magdalena Wojcik), daughter of an aristocratic land-owner. He joins in on the attempted revolt in Warsaw, is captured and is sent to serve at a Siberian border outpost with no hope of returning. Naively, Albina chooses to go there and begin life with Jozin under wretched conditions. Clear subtitles.

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