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After several years of serving his sentence, Cuma - a notorious art thief is released from prison due to his poor health. It was all arranged by dealer Gruby who plans a heist of the famous... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Wieckiewicz ... Cuma
Józef Paleczka Józef Paleczka ... Straznik wiezienny
Borys Szyc ... Julian
Jerzy Gralek ... Dr. Wiaderny
Mariola Pajaczkowska Mariola Pajaczkowska ... Pielegniarka
Marcin Dorocinski ... Wilk
Lukasz Simlat ... Kudra
Karina Seweryn ... Przewodniczka
Mieczyslaw Grabka ... Gruby
Halina Labonarska ... Dyrektor muzeum
Piotr Kazimierski Piotr Kazimierski ... Zylewski
Andrzej Glazer Andrzej Glazer ... Talaj
Dominik Bak Dominik Bak ... Szymanski
Jan Machulski ... Hagen
Jerzy Krupinski Jerzy Krupinski ... Szachista
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After several years of serving his sentence, Cuma - a notorious art thief is released from prison due to his poor health. It was all arranged by dealer Gruby who plans a heist of the famous 'Lady with an Ermine' by Leonardo da Vinci. Cuma is contracted to steal the painting. He invites his former partner Julian to join the team, not knowing that his best friend is now a policeman and will do anything to prevent the heist. Julian seeks cooperation with an old forger Hagen and a beautiful young art student Magda. Written by BrunaCarli

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Crime | Comedy

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

17 September 2004 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Vinciä viedään See more »

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PLN 3,500,000 (estimated)
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Vinci
Written by Natalia Trabuszewska-Staniecka
Music by Maciej Staniecki, Lukasz Lach
Performed by Lukasz Lach
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A nice mix of a crime story, comedy, problems with friendship, and how some people change and some do not
30 July 2005 | by WitoldSee all my reviews

The plot provides a nice balance between possible and unexpected. It is a multifacet film, providing the viewer with an option to choose his or her own way of looking at the events that unfold: will the criminals succeed, how funny people are, will an unscrupulous businessman convert the Juliusz Slowacki Theater in Cracow into a department store, will a friendship survive very adverse circumstances, and will Julian and Magda get together. The director, the cinematographer and the actors provide interesting comments on the film, the plot, and on themselves. In addition to seeing an interesting story, the viewer can then compare his/her own impressions with the intentions of the creators of the film.


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