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Gods (2014)

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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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Lukasz Palkowski

Writer:

Krzysztof Rak
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomasz Kot ... Zbigniew Religa
Piotr Glowacki ... Marian Zembala
Szymon Piotr Warszawski ... Andrzej Bochenek
Magdalena Czerwinska ... Anna Religa
Rafal Zawierucha ... Romuald Cichon
Marta Scislowicz ... Nurse Magda
Karolina Piechota ... Nurse Krysia
Wojciech Solarz ... Anesthetist
Arkadiusz Janiczek ... Pherfuzionist
Cezary Kosinski ... Roman Wlodarski
Konrad Bugaj Konrad Bugaj ... Young Doctor
Magdalena Kaczmarek Magdalena Kaczmarek ... Nurse Jolka
Magdalena Wróbel Magdalena Wróbel ... Nurse Michalina
Milena Suszynska Milena Suszynska ... Nurse Gosia
Jan Englert ... 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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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

10 October 2014 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Gods See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Watchout Studio See more »
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Dolby SR | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A co-worker of Zbigniew Religa, Marian Zembala, became a Minister of Health in 2015. See more »

Quotes

Zbigniew Religa: Fuck! With beds we can open a bordello, not a cardiac surgery clinic!
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First good Polish movie in years
9 October 2014 | by darek4488See all my reviews

I was waiting for a good Polish movie for a very long time. They were serving us lots of crap for the last few years.

I would recommend this movie to any adult in the world. It should be easy to translate, because the value of life is known to any human on the planet. Moreover the fight to keep people alive is very immersive and you feel like you are standing next to a real doctor, watching his hands. It is moving, quite dramatic on moments yet filled with jokes so you are not kept tense for the whole time. The mix of victories and failures make it very realistic. All the setting, exteriors, interiors, clothes, furniture, cars are period correct. Everything looks exactly as it should except some music tracks are ahead of it's time, but they fill the theme quite OK. I hope we can finally see the rebirth of Polish cinematography and more movies as good as this one.

Great acting. Great uniform theme of the 80's in Poland. The best doctor movie I have seen in my life.


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