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Powidoki is a movie starring Boguslaw Linda, Bronislawa Zamachowska, and Zofia Wichlacz. The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of...

Other Titles
Il ritratto negato, 残像, Järelkujutis, Afterimage, Iluzije, Los Últimos Años Del Artista: Afterimage, Paslika, Povaizdis, Les fleurs bleues, 残影余像, Jälkikuvia, Los últimos años del artista: Afterimage, Imaginea de apoi, Emlékképek
Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
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Biography, History, Drama
Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Mularczyk
Bronislawa Zamachowska, Boguslaw Linda, Zofia Wichlacz, Krzysztof Pieczynski
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.

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Ralph W.

Although the movie had its share of moments that brought the audience to a smile, there were other times when the movie could have been more creative. The sequence in which Enriko runs away with her father to the village of the singers, which was one of the scenes that was very funny and unexpected, was actually the scene that was supposed to be the highlight of the movie. Another moment where the movie was smart enough to have a twist, but the twist had an outcome that the audience didn't expect was actually the opposite of what they expected. As for the other characters, the actor who played Egi was a good addition to the cast. However, the most enjoyable aspect of the movie were the songs. Each song in the movie had a different feel to it, and in the end, the movie became one of a kind.

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Joyce C.

I've seen the movie, and I'm impressed. It's a very emotional movie. I'm very pleased with the director. He's very brave to be so close to a real story. And to the actors, it was their best work. It was very good to see that many Japanese people could be connected with a "historical" story about the struggle between the Japanese and the native Americans. The movie has the right atmosphere, and the camera-work was very well done. I'm very glad to see that there are people in Hollywood, who have the courage to make a movie about the American and the Japanese, that shows the truth. It's an important story, and I hope it will be shown in theaters around the world.

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Lauren L.

There is a great deal to be said about the Japanese colonial history of China, which they had more or less ruined and were later forced to be the slave labor for the British Empire. They took over the Chinese Emperor, his family and many of his ministers and helped establish the Chiang Kai-shek government. The communists had a very negative view of the Japanese occupation. They also tried to blame Japan for the devastation of China's countryside and the deaths of thousands of innocent people. The film tells the story of a man named Chiang Kai-shek (Eddie Peng) who in the late 1930's was the Prime Minister of China. He went to Japan to save the Emperor's family. He became the Emperor's right-hand man and then became a very powerful man. He was very strong in the Japanese army and he even had the power to send troops to attack the Japanese in China. He then became the Emperor's advisor. The film begins with Chiang's life in Japan and then tells the story of how he became a strong man. In order to help the Japanese government, he would write books about the Japanese government. This would explain the friendship between Chiang and the Japanese prime minister. This friendship was then destroyed when the Japanese army attacked China in 1937. They had very bad relations with Chiang. The Japanese commander General Toyoda (Watanabe) was very aggressive and had many prisoners and kept the people under his control. He also had Chiang's personal secretary to act as a military advisor. In addition, Toyoda had many other officers under his control. The Japanese also tried to find ways to get information from Chiang's wife, who was a Japanese princess. The Japanese tried to get information about Chiang's wife from his mistress, whom he married. In addition, Chiang was being blackmailed by the Japanese government. The film shows the relationship between Chiang and Toyoda, who was the Japanese military commander. Chiang became very angry at Toyoda and refused to allow him to take a prisoner, but Toyoda tried to bribe him into doing it. He got a strong loyalty from Chiang. When Chiang was about to leave Japan, he asked Toyoda to come back. Toyoda refused. In his letter, he said that he would leave Japan after Chiang died, and that he would not come back. This showed the other strong bond between the two men. The film ended with Toyoda's death and Chiang's return to China. This was an important moment for the Japanese. Chiang had a very strong relationship with the Japanese people. He was able to communicate with the Japanese people through letters. It was very important to the Japanese people. The film was very interesting. The story was very interesting. The film had a lot of pictures. The film had many interesting things in it. The film was a very good movie and I would recommend it to people who are interested in history and the Japanese culture.

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I just watched this film and it was a great,great experience! I've seen it twice and I'm still thinking about it. In my opinion it is a classic Japanese epic film.It is not like many Japanese films.I know it is very different from the original manga and anime but it is so much better than all that.This is a very dark film that will not appeal to the children.But I think it is a great film for adults too.In my opinion this is the best anime film of all time.I also really liked the animated part of the film.This is not a film for the young but it is a film for the adults.I recommend this film to everyone!

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Saw this movie at Sundance in April. The movie is based on a true story, but the presentation and production design are great. The movie is very much in the tradition of the classic Hollywood pictures of the 1930s and 40s, particularly "The Man Who Would Be King" and "A Christmas Carol." The production design is extremely well done, with a rich, detailed look, a wealth of natural color, and a very clean aesthetic. The movie is beautifully photographed in some locations, including Santa's workshop in Chicago, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, and Santa's sleigh in Pittsburgh. There are many cinematographic details that are very reminiscent of classic Hollywood movies. For example, the camera-work is quite tight, and there is a very distinct sense of motion. I also liked the way the camera pans across the city and shows us the red, white, and blue colors of the streets. This movie is full of nostalgia and nostalgia is the heart and soul of this movie. I really like this movie and would recommend it to people who enjoy the classic Hollywood style of movies. It is very, very stylish and it does not look like a conventional Hollywood movie. The production design is amazing, and it is one of the best movies I have seen in the past year.

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Johnny Graham

I have seen "Greetings from another world" in German and English and I enjoyed the movie very much. It is a story about the World War II and it shows the death of Hitler. This is not the first time that a movie about the World War II has been made. I can only imagine that it would be very difficult to put on the screen the greatest tragedy of the 20th century. The film is very different from "Glory" and "The Killing Fields", but that is not a bad thing. It is a historical movie and I would recommend it to people who want to know more about the war and the inner feelings of people who lived it.

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Patricia M.

This is a nice piece of drama based on the historical events of 1894, when British troops had to fight a one-sided war against Japanese army, where the Japanese forces consisted of 20,000-30,000 men, while the British forces only consisted of 7,000 men. There were many sides to this war, but the Japanese army fought with the intention of winning, and was aided by an ethnic minority, the Ryukyu Kingdom, which represented the upper-class. The story takes place in the town of Shuri in Tokyo. The title of the movie is "Tetsuo". The Japanese character "Tetsuo" refers to the female character "Yuko", and the name "Yuko" is also the name of the character in the movie. There are four of the main characters: the elder brother, the young man who fights against the war and is betrayed by his partner, the partner, the female nurse, and the young man who dies from a sudden attack of typhoid. The movie is very well done, but it is very confusing. I think that the best way to understand the movie is to watch it again.

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Steven A.

This film is quite good but it isn't a masterpiece. It's really a good movie, but it's more a psychological thriller than a historical documentary. But the history is really interesting, especially the last 10 years. It is fascinating how the Polish people are trying to create a new Poland without all the political problems. They are not trying to be a capitalist country, but a democracy. It's amazing how they are trying to build the new Poland, a new Poland with a different culture. I think the film does a good job of showing the emotions of people who are trying to make a new Poland. It's a fascinating documentary.

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Dennis Jensen

What a remarkable film, that deserves all the praise it has been given. Though, not to be a whit mean, I must admit that I was somewhat let down by the over-emphasis on the relationship between the mother and daughter. I must also admit that there was some rather poor dialogue, and in fact, that a few of the dialogue elements were simply over-done. However, the performances of the entire cast were wonderful, and the direction of this film was masterful, especially the first half. It was a very moving and real film. The acting was marvelous, and there was much emotion in the film. I recommend this film to anyone who is seeking to understand the historical and cultural roots of the Middle East. There were a few parts of the film that seemed a bit over-the-top, and the overall effect seemed somewhat cartoonish, but the acting and the film itself were excellent. I would highly recommend this film, to anyone who is seeking to understand and appreciate the history of the Middle East.

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Megan W.

In my opinion, the film was a good movie, with great performances and a very interesting story. It does not need to be thought of as a classic. However, it does not live up to the expectations of its critics. It is not a bad movie, but it is not as good as the critics have made it out to be. Some of the scenes are a bit cheesy, and some of the actors have not done a good job, and they are all very bad. However, I think that it is worth watching, and if you like it, it is worth buying. I do not think that the film is really good, and there are a few things that I would like to change. However, I still think that it is a great film, and I would recommend it to anybody who likes the action movie genre, and I would definitely buy it. I think that this is a movie that is worth watching, and if you like the genre, you should definitely watch it.

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Jane Jacobs

With The Devil's Advocate, Quentin Tarantino once again shows his love for cinema and shows his determination to continue to make movies that capture the audience's attention and inspire them to go see the next movie he does. The Devil's Advocate is a film that uses the plot of Pulp Fiction, but instead of going for the plot and showing how it was done, they go for the "wow!" factor and that's exactly what they did. I like that they went for the "wow!" factor, but the plot wasn't really the focus in the film. This was made up of different parts that made the story even better. The whole plot of the movie was not what it should have been. There were a lot of cliches that the story should have been based on. The whole relationship between the two main characters was made up of cliches and was more like a love story that was based on cliches. They should have showed the actual love story between the two main characters, instead of all the cliches and it just felt rushed. The only reason why this film was even made was because of Quentin Tarantino. He gave this movie a good score because it had all the elements that he loves to use. It had a good plot, it had a great cast, it had a great soundtrack, it had a great story, and it had great performances. He also did a good job with the score for this film. I like how this movie is made. It was more of a movie that would have been great if it was not made by Quentin Tarantino. This is not one of his best works, but it was one of his best films. I rate this film a 7/10.

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I was intrigued to see this film because of the subject matter, and because it stars Stephen Chow as a comedian. I am not familiar with his other work, but it sounded like a good movie. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to its potential. The premise of this film was intriguing and was done very well, but the plot got out of control and took a turn for the worse. It was hard to follow because there was so much going on that I had to keep checking to see what was going to happen next. I felt like there were a lot of twists and turns that could have been developed more, but they didn't have much of a impact. In addition, the story was so unrealistic. If you watch the film and say to yourself "wow, this is totally unrealistic, but it's so entertaining!" you will be disappointed because it's not very entertaining. I didn't think it was a masterpiece, but it was still a pretty good film.

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Evelyn Jackson

Here is a movie that I had to watch and then watch again to make sure I had seen all the parts that I was confused about. But once I got through with that, I realized that the movie was really entertaining. I was amazed at how much detail was put into every aspect of the movie. From the direction, to the costumes, to the acting. The story is very interesting and I felt like I was getting more and more into the movie. I think it was very well done. I have never been a fan of CGI, but I really liked this movie. The characters were well developed and I felt like I was getting to know them better. I would say that I think the cast did an excellent job. The plot is very intriguing, and the characters are very likable. I recommend this movie to anyone who is looking for a good story, a good movie, and a good entertainment.

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Jason R.

A superb adaptation of a well-known novel. A little slow, but I was captivated by the story and by the performances. However, there are some "horror" scenes that I don't like (like the autopsy scene), so I'd say it's more for the teens and up. Good art direction, good casting, great music and I like the way it is "reimagined" from the book. I also like that it doesn't use any "modern" shots, it is more "real" and "classic". Well worth the watch.

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Kyle Wheeler

I saw this movie a few days ago, and I'm not even sure if I'll watch it again. The movie is about a great painter who was arrested in 1915 for the murder of a man in a bar, and was tried for it in the same year, as a "disobedient" painter. So, I think it's a little bit too long and the script is kind of crap. The film is not about the famous painter, but about the trials that he went through. However, it's also about his whole family, his wife, and the reasons why he was not allowed to go to court, as well as the circumstances that led to his arrest. So, if you want to see a movie about the "disobedient" painter, I recommend this one.

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Anna C.

Powidoki (Grossman, 2005) is a fictional account of the Japanese spiritism (or it's more accurately a blend of mysticism and Christianity) movement from the early 1900s to the 1930s. It tells the story of Osho, a 19th Century Japanese priest who is able to gain followers for his "death-gazing" by observing and invoking the dead. The film has its fair share of jabs at both Christianity and Buddhism, although this is the only one that is clearly religious in nature. The film also has a great deal of profanity, nudity, and profanity plus nudity plus profanity. It was based on a book by the same name by Yutaka Osho. It has an extremely lengthy running time, and while it doesn't have a lot of drama or action, it has a lot of profanity and nudity. The film has a large number of special effects, including some that are really good and some that are really bad. It's more a film than a feature-length movie, and the film is definitely a niche product. It's basically a tale of the religious devotion of Osho, his followers, and the destruction of the culture. The film is quite the accomplishment for the creators of the film, but it's not the most compelling film to watch. I'm not saying that it's a bad film, but it's not a great film either. The acting is not bad, but the film has a lot of profanity. I would recommend this film for the few people who appreciate Japanese history, Japanese culture, and Japanese religious films. It is a film that you would have to have read the book to understand the plot, but it is a great film to watch on its own. 7/10

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I saw this film on opening night in Los Angeles. I was delighted to find that it was the first Asian film that I had seen in a long time. Not only was it a film of historic importance, but it was also very interesting, especially as it followed the path of similar films from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the mainland of China. The acting was superb, especially by the leads. I think that all of the leading roles were very well written, and the roles of the other actors were very well developed. The costumes were also very realistic and beautiful. I would say that the film was also very realistic in terms of how the Japanese felt during the occupation of China and Korea. There were some strong images, but not a lot of violence or blood. I think that this film would appeal to people who are interested in the history of Japan and the Asian countries. In particular, I think that it would be an excellent film for anyone who is interested in China, Korea, Japan, or Taiwan. The only flaw that I found in this film was that the plot and the movie were a bit long. I think that the movie was very well done, but it could have been shorter. However, I think that the director did a good job with this film. Overall, I think that this film was a great success. I give this film a 9 out of 10.

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I don't know how many of you out there have seen this film. I have and I think it is one of the most beautiful movies I have ever seen. In fact, I think it is one of the best movies I have ever seen. The story is really good, the actors are wonderful, and the scenery is magnificent. I also thought the cinematography was very well done. I think the reason I love this film so much is because I am so enamored by the incredible atmosphere. It really draws you into the film. You are completely immersed in the characters and the story. The music is also very very powerful. It gives you an emotional response and will make you feel the same emotions that the characters feel. The scene with the song at the end of the movie is simply one of the most beautiful and powerful scenes I have ever seen. It really makes you feel for the characters and makes you feel very emotional for them. Overall, this is a great film. It is very well made, well acted, and has a very good plot. I would recommend it to anyone, and anyone who likes an emotional and powerful movie, I would definitely recommend it to you.

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Charles W.

This movie was quite good. It was exciting, and filled with some very interesting ideas. However, the acting was not great, and the story lacked suspense. It is interesting to see how someone so young and seemingly calm, can have such a dark past. It is interesting to see how a single person could possibly lead such a different life. It is also interesting to see the history behind the events in Japan. But it was not well done. The movie was a bit slow. The story had some holes. Overall, I enjoyed the movie, but it was not one of the great movies of the year. It is better than a lot of movies, but it is not as good as the last year's best.

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Patrick Jones

In 2007, a small group of New Zealanders found the now-lost Book of Kells in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. While the search was very close to being abandoned, the group's efforts to find and protect the ancient site, and the Hawaiian word "koa," led them to rediscover a certain piece of ancient writing. It turns out that the ancient writing is an example of a rare text that is protected by the U.S. and the U.K. It is believed to be the oldest written language on Earth, and has also been the source of many myths and legends. The U.S. government has tried to suppress the ancient text, citing it as a potential threat to American sovereignty. However, the government's plans were ruined when the U.S. Army stole the text, and is now using it to attack a small island nation in the Pacific. The island nation, Maui, is in a crisis as it is being attacked by a group of American soldiers. The film depicts the battle, and the eventual victory of the island nation. The film is also told from the perspective of a younger generation, where the main characters are the children of the main characters. In the film, there are many interesting character moments, such as when a young boy accidentally picks up the written word "koa," which has to do with a mythical island nation. The young boy starts to interpret the text, and finds that the island's mythology and legends are based on the ancient text. I thought the film was a great effort to tell the story of the Book of Kells, and it is definitely worth seeing. I recommend it.

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Jerry B.

The movie is a drama, and has its share of violence. It is also a satire on a society that is steeped in self-hate and violence. I think it was a well done movie. However, I am disappointed that the movie never really got me interested. It was like watching a documentary about a crime, but it never got me interested enough to go back and check out the crime itself. The ending was a bit too obvious, and the acting was very wooden. I think the acting was a bit exaggerated in the end, but the violence was very graphic and the ending didn't give me the feeling that I wanted it to.