Playground (Plac zabaw)


Playground (Plac zabaw) (2017)



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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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Critic Reviews for Playground (Plac zabaw)

All Critics (5)

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…

Unflinching in its approach, hard-hitting in its delivery and horrifically executed at the end, this is a film which is bound to cause moral outrage for many years to come.

Dec 29, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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