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Blindness

  • Drama
  • 2016
  • Ryszard Bugajski
  • 115 mins
  • 15

Summary

The film shows an obscure episode from the life of a Stalinist criminal - Colonel of the Office of Public Security, Julia Brystiger. Her nickname was "Bloody Luna" because during interrogations she tortured prisoners with extreme cruelty. At the beginning of 1960s she appeared in Laski near Warsaw, in the Institute for the Blind, where the Primate of Poland, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, was also a frequent visitor. His imprisonment in the years 1953-1956 was supervised by none other than Julia Brystiger herself. During the difficult and tempestuous conversation with the Primate, Julia Brystiger rejects the communist ideology, asks for her crimes to be forgiven and for help in finding God...

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Cast

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Julia BrystygierMaria Mamona
Sister BenedictaMalgorzata Zajaczkowska
Father CieciorkaJanusz Gajos
The Primate, Cardinal WyszynskiMarek Kalita
PrisonerBartosz Porczyk
MournerKazimierz Kaczor
CaretakerSlawomir Orzechowski
BartenderMarcin Tronski
Militia officerKrzysztof Ogloza
Woman in the canteenBarbara Bursztynowicz

Crew

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DirectorRyszard Bugajski
ComposerShane Harvey
EditorMilenia Fiedler
Production designerAndrzej Halinski

Details

Languages
Polish
Formats
Colour
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