Pismak (1985) AKA Write and Fight


Set during the World War I in a prison cell. A newspaper satirist, a safecracker and a clerical murderer have been loaded into a common cell until the investigation into their supposed crimes has been finished. The journalist takes copious notes on the situation hoping to publish them later as a novel. The writer catches typhus and in his feverish delirium is no longer able to distinguish between the reality and fantasy of his writing.

Director: Wojciech Has. AKA Write and Fight
Writer: Wladyslaw Terlecki (novel & screenplay)
Stars: Wojciech Wysocki, Gustaw Holoubek, Janusz Michalowski, Jan Peszek, Zdzislaw Wardejn, Gabriela Kownacka, Hanna Mikuc, Marzena Trybala, Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Jerzy Zelnik, Grzegorz Herominski, Jan Pawel Kruk, Andrzej Krukowski, Jerzy Zygmunt Nowak, Andrzej Szenajch.


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  1. Drops
    August 14, 2021

    It’s been a while, but thanks for uploading my request!

    • Jon W.
      August 14, 2021

      You’re welcome! Sorry it took so long!

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