Playground (Plac zabaw)


Playground (Plac zabaw)

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Final day of school in a small Polish town. It's the very last chance for a 12 year old Gabrysia to tell her classmate that she had fallen in love with him. She sets up a secret meeting and blackmails the boy to show up. But what was supposed to be an intimate talk spins out of control and leads to an unexpected

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Michalina Swistun
as Gabrysia Wolska
Pawel Brandys
as Gabysia's father
Pawel Karolak
as Szymek's father
Patryk Swiderski
as Kidnapped Boy
Anita Jancia-Prokopowicz
as Gabrysia's Mother
Magorzata Olczyk
as Czarek's Mother
Marta Grabysz
as School's Principal
Joanna Kurek
as Teacher
Pawet Krawczyk
as Mr. Bartek
Lena Gruszka
as Singing Girl
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All Critics (7)

  • Like a brutal visual metaphor for the age old question, usually asked in fear, or maybe to instil some: it's (insert time here), do you know where your children are?

    May 1, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
  • A type of terror that we have seen, and suffered through, like in some of Michael Haneke's films... [Full review in Spanish]

    May 25, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • A film as necessary as it is harrowing... [Full review in Spanish]

    May 25, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
  • In this sense, the Polish director's attention to the prolegomena of violence is closer to the post-Columbine exploration of Gus Van Sant in Elephant (2003)... [Full review in Spanish]

    May 25, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • In his first fictional feature, Polish director Bartosz M. Kowalski is inspired by true events, but presents a film incapable of bringing anything to light. [Full Review in Spanish]

    May 25, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Those who know the encyclopedia of atrocious crimes will recognize Playground's story... although that chilling sequence is not the most interesting part of the feature film... [Full review in Spanish]

    May 22, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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