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How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh? (2008)

Ile wazy kon trojanski? (original title)
A happily-married woman wishes she had met her second husband earlier, so that she could avoid many mistakes of the past. When suddenly moved back in time to 1980s she realizes she has one goal: find her future love.

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Juliusz Machulski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilona Ostrowska ... Zosia Albrecht-Radecka
Maciej Marczewski ... Kuba Radecki
Robert Wieckiewicz ... Darek
Danuta Szaflarska ... Zosia's grandmother
Maja Ostaszewska ... Lidka
Sylwia Dziorek Sylwia Dziorek ... Florka
Katarzyna Kwiatkowska ... Marta
Michal Zielinski Michal Zielinski ... Jurek
Magdalena Waligórska Magdalena Waligórska ... Zaneta
Weronika Ksiazkiewicz ... Neighbour Jola
Malgorzata Buczkowska ... Teresa
Andrzej Mlynarczyk ... Teresa's husband
Tomasz Schimscheiner ... Donald Tusk
Agnieszka Mandat ... Zosia's mother (as Agnieszka Mandat-Grabka)
Grzegorz Lukawski Grzegorz Lukawski ... Tadeusz - Marta;s husband
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A happily-married woman wishes she had met her second husband earlier, so that she could avoid many mistakes of the past. When suddenly moved back in time to 1980s she realizes she has one goal: find her future love.

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Comedy

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

26 December 2008 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh? See more »

Filming Locations:

Sopot, Pomorskie, Poland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monolith Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to the director's father, actor Jan Machulski, who died one month before the movie's premiere. See more »

Soundtracks

Niewiele ci moge dac
Composed by Zbigniew Holdys
Written by Bohdan Olewicz
Performed by Robert Wieckiewicz
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Excellent film, although probably not what you would expect from Machulski.
2 February 2009 | by grzes-5See all my reviews

This movie is very good, but quite unlike previous Machulski's works. Machulski is a master of comedy, but this movie is not a comedy; it's rather a drama with fantasy/dream elements.

I'm afraid this movie will share the fate of Mike Judge's "Office Space" and Ślesicki's "Show". Both movies are great, but failed at the box office, because were unlike their directors previous works, and thus were not what people expected.

Anyway, "Ile waży koń trojański?" is a great movie. It's based on a "what-if" concept. A woman wishes to undo some mistakes of her youth, and she is given a chance to do it. She accidentally finds herself back in 1987, 27 years old, in communist Poland, but with knowledge of her future (which she wants to change).


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