Original Title: Uklad zamkniety
In early 2000 in the Polish city of Gdansk, three businessmen set up a fast growing successful company called Navar. The company and the profits generated attracted keen interest from a number of greedy prominent citizens. Through a secret alliance between them, they succeeded in kicking the businessmen out of their own company by accusing them of money-laundering and getting them thrown into jail and took over as the shareholders of the company. The honour of the three men was destroyed; they were treated like dangerous criminals and had to face inhuman conditions in prison. Then a fight to restore the truth and their reputations started against the local corrupt administration between the ones pulling strings in the shadows and others defending freedom.
Shocking, astounding and revolting, this movie is based on true events…
2013; Poland; Politics, Thriller; 110 minutes; HDCAM-SR; 1:1.77 (16:9); Original Language: Polish; Subtitles: English
Miroslaw Piepka, Michal Pruski
Olga Bienek, Miroslaw Piepka
Olga Bienek, Miroslaw Piepka
Polish film director and screenwriter. He graduated The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in 1973. He has directed 23 films and television shows since 1972. After his most famous film ‘Interrogation’ (which entered 1990 Cannes Film Festival and won Silver Hugo at Chicago International Film Festival) he emigrated to Canada, because of political pressure.
His latest film is ‘General Nil’ (2009) was shown at many film festiwals around the world. In 2008 he was given Officer’s Cross of the rebirth of Polish for outstanding achievements in his work for democratic change in Poland.
2009 General Nil
2006 Smierc rotmistrza Pileckiego
2002 W kogo ja sie wrodzilem?
1991 The Hitchhiker
1989 The Twilight Zone
POLISH FILM FESTIVAL “VISTULA”
May 22 – 28
POLEN AKTUELL // SCHATTENSEITE DES ERFOLGS
Jun 20 – 21
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POLISH FILM FESTIVAL WISLA
May 19 – 19 (in competition)
Apr 10 – 16
Mar 21 – 23
MAMERS EN MARS FILM FESTIVAL
Audience Best Film Award
Nov 27 – Dec 01
POLISH FILM FESTIVAL IN OSLO
Nov 09 – 09
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Sep 13 – 19
Jun 30 – Jul 07
POLONEZ – VEREIN FÜR KUNST UND KULTUR
Apr 20 – 20
“The Closed Circuit” is breaking records – 100 thousand spectators over the weekend, and conspiracy theories in the network. “Because reveals pathologies of the III Republic”.
It’s been long time since there was no such film. “The Closed Circuit” has become a political banner before it was completed.
“The Clsoed Circuit” – a real story of Pawel Rey inspired screenwriters.
“The Closed Circuit” by Ryszard Bugajski has been very well-received by the audience. On the first weekend after the entry on screens watched it 100 946 people.
This result is better than the so-called opening weekend in Poland reached such Hollywood blockbusters as 2013 years “Django” Quentin Tarantino and “Die Hard 5” and “The great and powerful Oz” with this year’s Polish production of more interest was met only “Drogówka” by Wojciech Smarzowski.
I have the impression that the film is very strong and will play an important role when it comes to calling the reflection in all people, and particularly those people who have or tend to have from time to time, power over others – told reporters the President soon after the premiere of the film. This is a film that everyone should watch who ever may decide someone else’s life. In my opinion those should watch it, who easily forms judgements. Not necessarily in court, but also in the press, in everyday relationships with other people.
Inspired by real events, “The Closed Circuit” is a compelling, strongly performed political thriller about greed and corruption in contempo Gdansk, Poland, where some high-flying new entrepreneurs fall victim to the machinations of the city’s entrenched powers. One of the highest-grossing films of the year on home turf, this latest film from helmer Ryszard Bugajski (“Interrogation”) is traveling to independent venues in North America via new U.S. distributor Society Films.