Polish Karol marries French Dominique and moves to Paris. The marriage
quickly breaks down and Karol is forced into the life of a beggar.
Eventually he moves back to Poland. However, he never forgets Dominique
and while building a new life in Warsaw he begins to plot his revenge.
The film won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Rated R for adult situations.
Post-film discussion led by Elliot Kirschbaum.
A sampling of reviews.
Other background on the film.