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Pogrzeb kartofla

Also known as: Похороны картошки (Russia)
Director: Jan Jakub Kolski
Release: 12 Apr 1990
Country: Poland
Runtime: 96 minutes
Genre: Drama

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Set in 1946, the film tells a story of a Polish villager returning home after years in a concentration camp. Mateusz is an old-timer, a saddler, who finds nothing but hostility when he makes it home after years away. He is not a Jew, though the villagers brand him one and give him a hard time. They feel guilty about the death of his son at the end of the war, and don't want the father around. In the background: beginnings of the Communist regime in Poland. - IMDb

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