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Stronger Than a Bullet

dir. Maryam Ebrahimi

4 / 5

Stronger Than a Bullet

2017

1 hr 15 min.

Iran, January 16th, 1979. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees after being overthrown. Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Tehran and proclaims the Islamic Republic on April 1st, 1979. In the same year, Saddam Hussein seizes power in Iraq and, after several border skirmishes, attacks Iran on September 22nd, 1980, initiating a cruel war that will last eight years. Since its outbreak, correspondent Saeid Sadeghi documented it from its beginning to its bitter end.

Genre: Dokumentalny, Historyczny

Actors: Saeid Sadeghi, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, Ruhollah Khomeini, Saddam Hussein

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Queen Marie of Romania

4 / 5

Queen Marie of Romania

2019

1 hr 50 min.

Devastated by the First World War and plunged into political controversy, Romania's every hope accompanies its Queen on her mission to Paris, to lobby for its great unification's international recognition at the 1919 Peace Talks.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

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Monk & Pannonica: An American Story

4 / 5

Monk & Pannonica: An American Story

2022

0 hr 55 min.

Paris, 1954. The story of the meeting, known thanks to the fortuitous discovery of a forgotten notebook, full of notes and photographs, between a white British aristocrat, Baroness Pannonica de Koenigswarter, writer and jazz patron, and a talented black pianist, Thelonious Monk, one of the best bebop jazz musicians of all time; a prodigious union of wills that overcame the most extreme prejudices of the very conservative US society.

Genre: Dokumentalny, Historyczny, film TV

Actors: Thelonious Monk

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Jean de la Fontaine and His Fables

4 / 5

Jean de la Fontaine and His Fables

2021

0 hr 53 min.

An account of the life of the French poet Jean de la Fontaine (1621-95), author of more than one hundred fables and a model for many other European fabulists of later times.

Genre: Dokumentalny, Historyczny, film TV

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Julio Iglesias: Latin Crooner, Global Star

4 / 5

Julio Iglesias: Latin Crooner, Global Star

2022

0 hr 53 min.

An account of the life and work of the charismatic and seductive Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, from his beginnings as a soccer player in the Spain of the 1960s, in the midst of Franco's dictatorship, to his astonishing worldwide success.

Genre: Dokumentalny, Historyczny, Muzyczny, film TV

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The Animograph, or I Was Born in a Shoebox

4 / 5

The Animograph, or I Was Born in a Shoebox

2022

0 hr 55 min.

France in the 1960s, Jean Dejoux, a self-taught inventor, came to the ORTF's Research Centre with a crazy idea: to build a machine to make cartoons. From the Shadocks to Asterix, from Chuck Jones to Norman McLaren, from Paris to Hollywood stopping off in Italy, here are the little-known and exciting adventures of a visionary and his peculiar machine.

Genre: Dokumentalny, Historyczny

Actors: Jacques Chaussepied

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Throne of Blood

dir. Akira Kurosawa

4 / 5

Throne of Blood

1957

1 hr 48 min.

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Kubo, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Takamaru Sasaki, Gen Shimizu, Kokuten Kôdô, Kichijirô Ueda, Eiko Miyoshi, Chieko Naniwa, Yû Fujiki, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Yutaka Sada, Yoshio Inaba, Takeshi Katô, Hitoshi Takagi, Isao Kimura, Seiji Miyaguchi, Nobuo Nakamura, Nakajirô Tomita, Sachio Sakai, Shin Ôtomo, Seijirô Onda, Senkichi Ômura, Akira Tani, Ikio Sawamura, Takeo Oikawa, Seijirô Onda, Shinpei Takagi, Masao Masuda, Shirō Tsuchiya, Takeo Matsushita, Jun Ôtomo, Michiya Higuchi, Shôbun Inoue, Gorô Sakurai, Kamayuki Tsubono, Fuminori Ôhashi

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12 Years a Slave

3.975 / 5

12 Years a Slave

2013

2 hr 14 min.

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Sarah Paulson, Adepero Oduye, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alfre Woodard, Chris Chalk, Taran Killam, Bill Camp, Kelsey Scott, Bryan Batt, Quvenzhané Wallis, Garret Dillahunt, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Ashley Dyke, Cameron Zeigler, Tony Bentley, Christopher Berry, Mister Mackey Jr., Craig Tate, Storm Reid, Tom Proctor, Marc Macaulay, Vivian Fleming-Alvarez, Douglas M. Griffin, John McConnell, Marcus Lyle Brown, Richard Holden, Rob Steinberg, Anwan Glover, James C. Victor, Liza J. Bennett, Nicole Collins, J.D. Evermore, Andy Dylan, Deneen Tyler, Mustafa Harris, Gregory Bright, Austin Purnell, Thomas Francis Murphy, Andre De'Sean Shanks, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Scott M. Jefferson, Isaiah Jackson, Topsy Chapman, Devin Maurice Evans, Jay Huguley, Devyn A. Tyler, Willo Jean-Baptiste

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Redeeming Love

3.955 / 5

Redeeming Love

2022

2 hr 14 min.

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny, Romans, Western

Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Abigail Cowen, Nina Dobrev, Famke Janssen

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Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka

dir. Hanung Bramantyo

3.95 / 5

Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka

2013

2 hr 17 min.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Ario Bayu, Lukman Sardi, Mathias Muchus, Maudy Koesnaedi, Sujiwo Tejo, Agus Kuncoro, Emir Mahira, Osa Aji Santoso

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Chervonyi

dir. Zaza Buadze

3.95 / 5

Chervonyi

2017

1 hr 50 min.

Year 1947. Commander of UPA Danylo Chervonyi gets into the terrible slaughter of Stalin's camps, where he must go through hell and inhumane prison conditions, prosecution of criminal leaders, meanness, betrayal and despair. Danylo finds the strength to resist repression of the camp commander and makes a desperate attempt to break free, raising the first rebel in the camp.

Genre: Historyczny, Dramat

Actors: Mykola Bereza, Igor Koltovskyy, Oleh Shulha, Lubov Tyshchenko

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

dir. Alain Resnais

3.95 / 5

Hiroshima Mon Amour

1959

1 hr 31 min.

The deep conversation between a Japanese architect and a French actress forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the vanguard productions of the French New Wave. Set in Hiroshima after the end of World War II, the couple -- lovers turned friends -- recount, over many hours, previous romances and life experiences. The two intertwine their stories about the past with pondering the devastation wrought by the atomic bomb dropped on the city.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny, Romans

Actors: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson

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Doll

dir. Krzysztof Krauze

3.95 / 5

Doll

2013

2 hr 11 min.

The rise and fall of the most distinguished Polish-Gypsy poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza, and her relationship with her discoverer, writer Jerzy Ficowski.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Jowita Budnik, Zbigniew Walerys, Antoni Pawlicki, Artur Steranko, Andrzej Walden, Joanna Niemirska, Sebastian Wesolowski, Patryk Dytlow, Leokadia Brzezinska, Paloma Mirga, Karol Gierlinski, Roman Fiodorowicz, Oktawia Jabczynska, Tadeusz Krzyzanowski, Ewa Rubina Brzezinska, Jova Calderar, Helena Paczkowska, Karolina Burianska, Daniel Paczkowski, Ewa Worytkiewicz, Jerzy Gudejko, Krzysztof Bochenek, Ryszard Mróz, Ewa Apczynska, Elzbieta Okupska, Ditte Berkeley, Jerzy Pal, Sławomir Rokita, Joanna Gaudziak, Jan Kanty Pawluskiewicz, Elzbieta Towarnicka, Iwona Ewa Kurylowicz, Andrzej Biegun, Grzegorz Sowa, Robert Ostolski, Jaroslaw Cupriak, Maja Meissner, Marian Czarkowski, Mariusz Brzezinski, Natalia Grabowska, Patrycja Jabczynska, Antonina Bak, Ryszard Choinski

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Kagemusha

dir. Akira Kurosawa

3.95 / 5

Kagemusha

1980

2 hr 40 min.

Akira Kurosawa's lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor take over as the powerful ruler. He soon begins to appreciate life as Shingen, but his commitment to the role is tested when he must lead his troops into battle against the forces of a rival warlord.

Genre: Akcja, Dramat, Historyczny, Wojenny

Actors: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Jinpachi Nezu, Takashi Shimura, Kenichi Hagiwara, Hideji Ôtaki, Daisuke Ryû, Masayuki Yui, Kaori Momoi, Mitsuko Baisho, Hideo Murota, Kôji Shimizu, Takayuki Shiho, Noboru Shimizu, Sen Yamamoto, Shuhei Sugimori, Kota Yui, Yasuhito Yamanaka, Kumeko Otowa, Tetsuo Yamashita, Kai Atô, Takashi Ebata, Hiroshi Shimada, Yu Shimaka, Toshiaki Tanabe, Yoshimitsu Yamaguchi, Eiichi Kanakubo, Akihiko Sugizaki, Norio Matsui, Yasushi Doshida, Nobaru Sone, Kamatari Fujiwara, Francis Selleck

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Sonata

3.95 / 5

Sonata

2021

1 hr 58 min.

Diagnosed as an autistic child, Grzegorz lives in his own, hermetic world not being able to connect with others. When he is a teenager, it turns out that the cause of Grzegorz’s isolation is not autism but a deep hearing impairment, underneath which a great musical talent has been hidden for years.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Michał Sikorski, Małgorzata Foremniak, Łukasz Simlat

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Braveheart

dir. Mel Gibson

3.95 / 5

Braveheart

1995

2 hr 57 min.

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Genre: Akcja, Dramat, Historyczny, Wojenny

Actors: Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen, Brendan Gleeson, James Robinson, James Cosmo, Sean McGinley, Gerda Stevenson, Mhairi Calvey, Jeanne Marine, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, Alan Tall, Andrew Weir, Brian Cox, Peter Hanly, Stephen Billington, Tommy Flanagan, Rupert Vansittart, Tam White, Ian Bannen, David O'Hara, Peter Mullan, David Gant, Malcolm Tierney, Martin Murphy, Gerard McSorley, Bernard Horsfall, Richard Leaf, Liam Carney, Ralph Riach, Barry McGovern, John Kavanagh, Alun Armstrong, Julie Austin, Alex Norton, Michael Byrne, William Scott-Masson, Dean Lopata, Donal Gibson, Jimmy Chisholm, John Murtagh, David McKay, Niall O'Brien, Martin Dempsey, Jimmy Keogh, Joe Savino, Mal Whyte, Paul Tucker, Graeme Ford, Greg Jeloudov, Rana Morrison, Jer O'Leary, Joanne Bett, Robert Paterson, Martin Dunne, Fred Chiverton, Daniel Coll, Bill Murdoch, Phil Kelly

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1900

dir. Bernardo Bertolucci

3.95 / 5

1900

1976

5 hr 17 min.

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny, Romans

Actors: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Stefania Sandrelli, Laura Betti, Donald Sutherland, Burt Lancaster, Sterling Hayden, Alida Valli, Werner Bruhns, Romolo Valli, Francesca Bertini, Ellen Schwiers, Anna Henkel, Roberto Maccanti, Paolo Pavesi, Stefania Casini, Paulo Branco, Anna Maria Gherardi

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King Richard

3.95 / 5

King Richard

2021

2 hr 24 min.

The TRUE STORY of how Richard Williams served as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Will Smith, Demi Singleton, Saniyya Sidney, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Tony Goldwyn, Susie Abromeit, Dylan McDermott

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Josep

3.95 / 5

Josep

2020

1 hr 11 min.

February 1939. Overwhelmed by the flood of Republicans fleeing Franco's dictatorship, the French government's solution consists in confining the Spanish refugees in concentration camps where they have no other choice than to build their own shelters, feed off the horses which have carried them out of their country, and die by the hundred for lack of hygiene and water... In one of these camps, two men, separated by barbwire, will become friends. One is a guard the other is Josep Bartoli (Barcelona 1910 - New York 1995), a cartoonist who fights against the Franco regime.

Genre: Animacja, Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Sergi López, Bruno Solo, David Marsais, Gérard Hernandez, Thomas Vandenberghe, Sílvia Pérez Cruz, François Morel

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Just Mercy

dir. Destin Daniel Cretton

3.945 / 5

Just Mercy

2019

2 hr 17 min.

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

Genre: Dramat, Kryminał, Historyczny

Actors: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Rafe Spall, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Drew Scheid, Steve Coulter, Mary Kraft, Rhoda Griffis, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Karan Kendrick, Tonea Stewart, Hayes Mercure, Lindsay Ayliffe, Drew Scheid, Denitra Isler, Dominic Bogart, Tim Hooper, Andrene Ward-Hammond, John Lacy, Michael Harding, Ron Clinton Smith, C.J. LeBlanc, Elizabeth Becka, Kelly Mumme, Mallory Hoff, Kirk Bovill, Terence Rosemore, Charlie Pye Jr., Christopher Wolfe, Adam Boyer, Jacinte Blankenship, Bryan G. Stevenson, Brad Sanders, Charmin Lee, Sebastian Eugene Hansen, David Garlock, Robert Caston, Talmedge Hayes, Kuntrell Jackson, Tatom Pender, Scarlet Olivia Dunbar, Denitra Isler, Darryl W. Handy, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Al Mitchell, Pete Burris, Susie Spear Purcell, Deadra Moore, Ryan Dinning, Carl Palmer, Greta Glenn, Alex Van, Leydi Morales, Ben Peck, Ted Huckabee, Ryan Girard, Tim Ware, Norm Lewis, Claire Bronson, Desmond Phillips, Drew Starkey, Brandon Armstrong, McDaniel Austin, Elizabeth Becka, Kirk Bovill, Tony Bradley, Matthew Byrge, Steve Coulter, Olivia De Paux, Matthew Del Bene, Sandy Givelber, John Grimm, Christine Hameed, Harvey B. Jackson, Jay DeVon Johnson, Jay D. Kacho, Mary Kraft, David Michael-Smith, Josh Royston, Patti Schellhaas, Tonea Stewart, Albert L. Taylor, Robert Tinsley, Benjamin Weaver, Bryan Stevenson

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Ben-Hur

dir. William Wyler

3.945 / 5

Ben-Hur

1959

3 hr 32 min.

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Genre: Przygodowy, Historyczny, Dramat, Akcja

Actors: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Frank Thring, Sam Jaffe, Ady Berber, Finlay Currie, André Morell, Terence Longdon, Lando Buzzanca, Giuliano Gemma, Marina Berti, Robert Brown, Liana Del Balzo, Enzo Fiermonte, Richard Hale, Duncan Lamont, John Le Mesurier, Ferdy Mayne, May McAvoy, Aldo Silvani, Ralph Truman, George Relph, Joe Canutt, Richard Coleman, Antonio Corevi, David Davies, Mino Doro, Michael Dugan, Franco Fantasia, José Greci, John Horsley, Howard Lang, Stevenson Lang, Tutte Lemkow, Cliff Lyons, Tiberio Mitri, Remington Olmsted, Laurence Payne, Aldo Pini, Diego Pozzetto, Stella Rho, Edwin Richfield, Hector Ross, Maxwell Shaw, Gianni Solaro, Pietro Tordi, Raimondo Van Riel, Dervis Ward, Joe Yrigoyen, Nazzareno Zamperla, Jerry Brown, Eddie Jauregui

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Little Women

dir. Greta Gerwig

3.94 / 5

Little Women

2019

2 hr 15 min.

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Genre: Dramat, Romans, Historyczny

Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Jayne Houdyshell, Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, Rafael Silva, Mason Alban, Emily Edström, Maryann Plunkett, Hadley Robinson, Lonnie Farmer, Charlotte Kinder, Ana Kayne, Edgar Damatian, Erin Rose, Lizzie Short, Dash Barber, Edward Fletcher, Sasha Frolova, David J. Curtis, Abby Quinn, Harper Pilat, Eowyn Young, Lucy Austin, Bill Mootos, Lewis D. Wheeler, Jen Nikolaisen, Jonathon Acorn, Lilly Englert, J.M. Davis, Tom Kemp, Daniel O'Shea, Anthony Estrella, Adrianne Krstansky, Sophia Gialloreto, Lily Gavin, Finola Weller Baldet, Flannery Gregg, Tony Tucker, Joanne Caidor, Rosario Guillen, James J. LaBonte, Lily Peterson, Jared Reinfeldt, Amber Rothberg, Domenic Arduino

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The Boys in the Boat

3.93 / 5

The Boys in the Boat

2023

2 hr 4 min.

The triumphant underdog story of the University of Washington men's rowing team, who stunned the world by winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny

Actors: Callum Turner, Joel Edgerton

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Downfall

3.92 / 5

Downfall

2004

2 hr 36 min.

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny, Wojenny

Actors: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler, Heino Ferch, Christian Berkel, Thomas Kretschmann, Ulrich Noethen, Birgit Minichmayr, Rolf Kanies, Justus von Dohnányi, Michael Mendl, André Hennicke, Christian Redl, Götz Otto, Thomas Limpinsel, Thomas Thieme, Donevan Gunia, Matthias Habich, Alexander Held, Devid Striesow

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The Pacific

3.9 / 5

The Pacific

2010

1 hr 0 min.

Genre: Historyczny, Dramat, Przygodowy, Wojenny

Actors: James Badge Dale, Jon Seda, Joseph Mazzello, Ashton Holmes, Jacob Pitts, Rami Malek, William Sadler, Jon Bernthal, Anna Torv, Matt Craven, Noel Fisher, Nate Corddry, Brendan Fletcher, Isabel Lucas, Claire van der Boom, Caroline Dhavernas, Annie Parisse, Keith Nobbs, Tom Hanks

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Amar es para siempre

2.6 / 5

Amar es para siempre

2013

Genre: Dramat, Historyczny, Familijny

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