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Alternatywy 4 

The families from various backgrounds move to a newly built block of flats in the suburbs of Warsaw. They have to face the totalitarian methods applied by the block caretaker Stanislaw Aniol.
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Hanna Bieniuszewicz Hanna Bieniuszewicz ...  Ewa Majewska 9 episodes, 1986
Stanislawa Celinska ...  Bozena Lewicka 9 episodes, 1986
Anna Chitro ...  Kolkowa 9 episodes, 1986
Bozena Dykiel ...  Miecka Aniolowa 9 episodes, 1986
Kazimierz Kaczor ...  Zygmunt Kotek 9 episodes, 1986
Jerzy Kryszak ...  Doctor Zdzislaw Kolek 9 episodes, 1986
Wojciech Pokora ...  Zenobiusz Furman 9 episodes, 1986
Mieczyslaw Voit ...  Prof. Ryszard Dab-Rozwadowski 9 episodes, 1986
Roman Wilhelmi ...  Stanislaw Aniol 9 episodes, 1986
Zofia Czerwinska ...  Zofia Balcerkowa 8 episodes, 1986
Elzbieta Jagielska Elzbieta Jagielska ...  Majewska 8 episodes, 1986
Halina Kowalska ...  Kolinska-Kubiak 8 episodes, 1986
Witold Pyrkosz ...  Józef Balcerek 8 episodes, 1986
Marek Frackowiak ...  Heniek 4 episodes, 1986
Emil Karewicz 4 episodes, 1986
Danuta Kowalska ...  Jola 4 episodes, 1986
W. Kozera-Hyzy W. Kozera-Hyzy 4 episodes, 1986
Marian Lacz 4 episodes, 1986
Grzegorz Warchol ...  TV Reporter 3 episodes, 1986
Stanislaw Bareja ...  Militiaman Parys 2 episodes, 1986
Witold Debicki ...  Cheat 2 episodes, 1986
Jan Kobuszewski ...  Cheat 2 episodes, 1986
Ewa Milde Ewa Milde ...  Winnicka 2 episodes, 1986
Zdzislaw Rychter ...  Worker 2 episodes, 1986
Tadeusz Somogi ...  Wedding Guest / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Jacek Strzemzalski Jacek Strzemzalski ...  Postman 2 episodes, 1986
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The families from various backgrounds move to a newly built block of flats in the suburbs of Warsaw. They have to face the totalitarian methods applied by the block caretaker Stanislaw Aniol.

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Subtitled DVD set NOW!....Please?
29 December 2006 | by Piers1See all my reviews

I was introduced to this superb social comedy via my polish friend. 'Alternatywy 4' is so succinctly observed and superbly written and acted, that despite not knowing the language and having had minimal translation of the text, I enjoy this more each time I've watched it.

To understand the political context of communist-era Poland is to enter into the richly comic ironies which are at the core of the writing: the gross corruption and hypocrisy of local politicians and petty officials, the empire-building by the hangers-on to the former, the chicanery, scams, and ruses (the latter perpetrated by the populace -in typical polish tradition- to improve what was, after all, a dismal lot) to confound officialdom, and the sketching of a certain mindset which flourished or was likely created by the era: an 'old-fashioned communist' brusque arrogance and patent unhelpfulness as exists to this day in many Czech and Polish establishments such as shops and kiosks,restaurants, rail ticket counters, post offices...you get the picture.

I just have to add that the sublime comedy and character acting is every bit the equal of the writing. 'Alternatywy 4' would be almost worth learning the idiosyncratic and difficult polish language for.


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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

30 September 1986 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Альтернативы 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Pultusk, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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(9 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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