The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.

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Zbigniew Religa
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Marian Zembala
Szymon Piotr Warszawski ...
Andrzej Bochenek
Magdalena Czerwinska ...
Anna Religa
Rafal Zawierucha ...
Romuald Cichon
Marta Scislowicz ...
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Roman Wlodarski
Konrad Bugaj ...
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Magdalena Kaczmarek ...
Nurse Jolka
Magdalena Wróbel ...
Nurse Michalina
Milena Suszynska ...
Nurse Gosia
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Prof. Waclaw Sitkowski
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The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.

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Dr. Zbigniew Religa was a heavy smoker, what is depicted in the film, and eventually died in 2009 from lung cancer. See more »

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Protagonist excellence and inspiring story
12 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Had time to watch such convincing actor and what an inspiring story as well.

Magnificent acting by the protagonist and stunning balance of ethics (due to sensitive matter), humor, seriousness , drama, comic.

I remember thinking during seeing this film that when someone is just brilliant and really likes and believes what he does, he is unstoppable. And moreover since we currently are in the era of startups, the film reveals a perspective of a Medical Clinic startup in an era when there is no context for incubation but rather hostility towards individual ambitions.

Food for thoughts, inspiration and heart.

Highly recommended


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