Dismissed From Life

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Product Overview

On Christmas Eve 1989, Marek is beaten in the street and left to die in a dump. He survives after the brain surgery, but it leaves him an amnesiac. He wanders through the city, finds shelter with a mad bag lady, and searches for his identity. Meanwhile, his fate is a source of consternation not only to his family, but also to his assailants, who fear Marek will testify against them.


Studio Facets Multimedia
SKU 40712457
UPC 644527483092
UPC 14 00644527483092
Format DVD
Release Date 12/27/2005
Editors Note
Note Polish director Waldemar Krzystek helms this poignant tale about a man named Marek (Jan Frycz), who suffers a brutal beating at the hands of some merciless thugs on the streets of Poland. Regaining consciousness after extensive brain surgery, Marek has no idea who he is or what happened, leading the hospital to deduce that he is suffering from amnesia. As Marek tries to figure out who he is, both his family and the gang of attackers who put him in the hospital fret about what to do, but for very different reasons!
Waldemar Krzystek
Jan Frycz
Krystyna Janda
Suzel Goffre
Mariusz Benoit
Cast & Crew
Dariusz Kuc - Cinematographer
Jan Frycz - Actor
Krystyna Janda - Actor
Mariusz Benoit - Actor
Suzel Goffre - Actor
Waldemar Krzystek - Director
Waldemar Krzystek - Writer
Zbigniew Preisner - Musical Score
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1992
Catalog ID 6548
UPC 00644527483092
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 88 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
DVD, English, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Janda,Krystyna
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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