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The Quack (1982)

Znachor (original title)
Abandoned by his wife and daughter, a famous surgeon starts drinking, hurts his head and loses his memory. His medical knowledge gradually resurfaces and he becomes a village healer, not remembering who he is.

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Jerzy Hoffman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerzy Binczycki ... Znachor
Anna Dymna ... Marysia
Tomasz Stockinger ... Leszek
Bernard Ladysz ... Prokop
Artur Barcis ... Wasylko, syn Prokopa
Andrzej Kopiczynski ... lekarz Pawlicki
Piotr Grabowski Piotr Grabowski ... Zenek
Bozena Dykiel ... Sonia
Maria Homerska Maria Homerska ... Eleonora Czynska
Igor Smialowski ... Czynski
Jerzy Trela ... Samuel Obiedzinski
Piotr Fronczewski ... Dobraniecki
Gustaw Lutkiewicz ... Przodownik policji
Irena Burawska Irena Burawska ... zona Prokopa
Irina Pieskowa Irina Pieskowa
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Abandoned by his wife and daughter, a famous surgeon starts drinking, hurts his head and loses his memory. His medical knowledge gradually resurfaces and he becomes a village healer, not remembering who he is.

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Genres:

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

12 April 1982 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Quack See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Remake of Znachor (1937) See more »

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Better watch the original from 1937
11 November 2019 | by xfe-66805See all my reviews

There are only two ways in which this movie is more than the original - 1 it is in color, 2 it has more unnecessary dialogue. However, good camerawork is better than colour. And the dialogues leave no space for actors to shine (they just don't stop). The sound design in the original was also better. Go watch the original because it deserves more credit than this imposture.


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